Holland Electric Train — The Hague Tramway Network
Operating since 1864 the Hague Tramway Network has 12 different tram lines and two light rail lines.
Riker Electric Tricycle
Built in Brooklyn, NY in 1896 by the Riker Electric Vehicle Company. This tricycle was a one horse power vehicle and housed a 40-volt battery under the driver seat.
La Jamais Contente
This torpedo shaped electric car was the first car to reach 100 kph.
New York City Cabs
These cab cars were the first electric cab cars in the United States. They have a special place in United States history as the first ever speeding ticket was issued to a driver of one of these vehicles.
Woods Electric Car
The Woods Electric Car was made by the Woods Motor Vehicle Company. This car had a top speed of 14 mph, a total range of 18 miles, and cost $2000 brand new.
Manufactured from 1915 until 1931, the Elcar had a range of 60 miles and was sold for $4000. It was recommended for "in-town use only" as it had many safety flaws when tested.
Battronic Electronic Truck
The Battronic Truck was capable of speeds of 25 mph, a range of 62 miles and a payload of 2,500 pounds. The company that produced this car also produced 20 passenger busses in the 1970s.
Shinkansen Electric Train
This train is part of a larger train network in Japan that was first created in 1964. Operated by four major transit companies in Japan the Shinkansen is the world's fastest high speed rail line.
Electric KurbWatt Mail Truck
During the oil crisis of the 1970s the United States Postal Service developed this electric vehicle with the hopes of saving over 500,000 gallons of oil per year. The mail trucks went into testing but it was determined that the trucks were simply too small to be used nationwide.
The 1974 Citicar was produced by Sebring-Vanguard and had a top speed of 45 mph. Sebring-Vanguard produced over 2000 of these cars between 1974 and 1977.
The Geo Metro is still considered one of the best cars to drive if your main focus is milage and gas usage. However, in order for the Geo Metro to be so good on gas consumption the creators cut out many of the safety features that are common in cars today. Air bags, safety cages, etc. are not found in most Geo-Metro cars.
General Motors Ev1
A first for General Motors, the Ev1 was designed to be fully electric. When first released the customer response was very positive. General Motors stopped production in 1999.
Chevy S-10 Electric
The S-10 was an electric pick-up truck produced by Chevy in the late 90’s. It had a top speed of 70 mph and was produced up until 2007.
The Peapod is a neighbourhood commuter electric vehicle made of recycled materials making it a very eco-green electric vehicle. The creators of the car gave the car a happy face on the front and back.
Proterra Electric Bus
The Proterra electric bus is the first of its kind in Canadian cities. The battery operated bus is set to replace Montreal's bus fleet by 2025 at the latest.
This five-door fully electric hatchback hit US and Japanese markets in 2010 and is currently the worlds top selling electric car.
The Toyota Hybrid operates in three distinct modes: gas only, electric only or a combination. The car is one of the top selling hybrids on the market today.
Motorino Electric Scooter
With a 60 km range the Motorino Electric Scooter is sweeping Canada by storm. The scooter has a top speed of 32 kph and is available in a wide range of colours.
The Volt is a plug-in hybrid vehicle made by General Motors. In 2011 the Volt won the Green Car of the Year award. It has a top speed of 160 kph and the range of the car is 40-80 kms.
Harley Davidson LiveWire
Harley-Davidson unveiled its first electric motorcycle in June 2014. With no need to shift gears, the LiveWire can go from 0 to 60 mph in about 4 seconds. Some people may get on it thinking, golf cart and they get off thinking rocket ship. said lead engineer Jeff Richlen.