History of Electric Vehicles

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Over 200 years later, electric vehicles are widely accepted. With the world becoming more environmental-conscious, we can look back on how we got here.

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Electric vehicles, or EVs, have offered an alternative propulsion method to the dominant internal combustion engine. They typically use one or more electric motors and receive their power through an external source or from an onboard battery.

What Is an Electric Vehicle?: Complete Explanation

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The US Department of Energy uses a more general statement, simply defining electric vehicles as having “an electric motor instead of an internal combustion engine.”

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Electric Vehicle: An Exact Definition

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Originally featuring a single-use battery system, modern EVs include torque control, power regulation, component cooling, and extended lifespans.

How Do Electric Vehicles Work?

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The First Electric Vehicle In 1827, Ányos Jedlik, an inventor from Hungary, created the first electric motor. 

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Where Did Electric Vehicles Originate From?

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- Personal Transportation - Public Transportation - Commercial Transportation - Aircraft - Spacecraft Propulsion

What Are the Applications of Electric Vehicles?

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- Hyundai Ioniq 5 - Ford F-150 Lightning - Tesla Semi - Seattle Battery-Electric Buses

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Examples of Electric Vehicles in the Real World

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