EV - Facts & Future

EV history goes back a few hundred years. The electric battery has been around for about 2,000 years. The electric vehicle has been around for about 200 years.

Interest in electric vehicles peaked around 1915, again for a time in the 1970s with oil embargo shocks. After a breif surge in the 1990s the EV declined only to resurge around 2009. EV sales have been growing steadily in recent times

Ironically, the early winning internal combustion engine (ICE) ended up using up vast amounts of fossil fuels while polluting the planet and perhaps paving the way for their replacements: Electric Vehicles.

Today EVs are enjoying their biggest surge in 100 years. In this section you can see just what happened to the first wave of electric vehicles, and why.

If you are new to electric vehicles, check first Electric Energy Basics, then the EV Basics page. After that if you are considering owning an EV, check out Should You Buy an EV? - See more at:

All electric cars gives some EV definitions and history of the EV. The page Electric car history gives an historic summary, and lists the pros and cons of electric cars vs internal combustion cars and why the internal combustion has car triumphed over the EV.

Electric Car Facts presents some useful EV facts, links to current article sites, and forums for more detailed questions. - See more at:

If you are wondering where in the market electric vehicles might be headed, the future of the electric vehicle is covered. The page Electric Car Future, gives our best estimate of where the EV is headed. Electric Vehicle Markets gives the general direction we think the EV is headed as supported by industry stats and studies.

Electric Vehicle Sales lists how many EV units are actually being sold. Finally, Electric Vehicle Records shows the progress of the EV through high performance EVs and the records they set.

Finally, you may wonder where in the world electric vehicles are being sold. Check
Where are the EVs for a summary of electric vehicle areas. - See more at: