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An Airplane Company Could Have Built The Tesla Of The 1950s

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by EVie'sDad, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. EVie'sDad

    EVie'sDad Member

    Mar 6, 2016
    Newark, CA
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  2. AustinPowers

    AustinPowers Total Smeghead

    Jan 27, 2012
    Frankfurt, Germany
    Thanks for that find. Highly fascinating. Even more radical than the Citroen DS a couple of years later.
    Unfortunate that it didn't make it to market.
  3. igotzzoom

    igotzzoom Supporting Member

    May 26, 2013
    Mission Viejo, CA
    I find it interesting how many technologies we think of as "contemporary" or "modern" today are decades, or in some cases more than a century old. I think a lot of it depends on the overall market and economic conditions of the time, as well as consumer preferences. If GM would have stayed on the gas (no pun intended. OK, maybe a little) with EV development after the EV1, who knows where things would be now with EV battery tech.
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