First Electric Vehicles were created but they were crude or unrefined and not very practical at the time
William Morrison creates the first Electric Car in America, His car is more like an electric wagon than the modern car but it sparked interest.
They became popular because compared to other cars at the time they were quiet, easy to drive, and didn't release bad smells. They became especially popular among women
Due to the popularity of Electric Cars people like Thomas Edison worked on improving it by creating things like a better battery
Oil-Powered Vehicles had become so popular that Electric Vehicles had practically disappeared
Gas prices soar causing a renewed interest in the idea of an Electric Vehicle
Because electric vehicles were so limited at the time they could not compete with oil-powered vehicles and interest was lost
An electric vehicle that was newly designed became popular and gained a lot of support
Tesla motors release the Roadster which did good and could keep up with many Oil-Powered Vehicles. The Roadster cost $109,000 which made it a luxury item
To help owners of an electric car many charging stations were installed around the country, there are 8,000 public charging stations in the US.