The electric car was a missed opportunity more than 100 years ago | by Barry Silverstein | February 2022

Electric cars were popular in the early 1900s, but they didn’t catch on. Will they succeed now?

Bailey Electric Victoria Phaeton, 1908. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Bailey Electric Victoria Phaeton advert, 1911. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Tesla owner charging his car. Jeffrey Beall, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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