Reviving the Electric Car History 1911 Baker Electric 1902 Woods Electric Phaeton 1832 Robert Anderson invents a non-rechargeable electric carriage. 1835 Thomas Davenport builds the first practical electric vehicle and receiving a patent for the first electric motor in 1837.
1911 Baker Electric
1902 Woods Electric Phaeton
Victor Wouk with 1972 Buick Skylark Hybrid
Chevrolet Volt Concept Car
Each cell is independent
100,000 mile life expectancy
Accounts for $20,000 of the cost of the vehicle
Tesla RoadsterBattery Technology
Tesla Roadster cost is calculated using average winter/summer PG&E schedule E-9 off-peak “rate A” tariff, as of March 1, 2007.
“…the panels produce about $3,200 worth of transportation fuel plus about $600 worth of home energy, for a total of about $3,800 per year.”- Martin Eberhard