Tuesday, July 5, 2011

The world's first electric car... built by a British inventor in 1884

The world's first electric car may have been built by a Victorian inventor.

Newly unearthed photos show what appears to be an electric vehicle built in the year 1884.

To the modern eye the machine looks like a horseless carriage, but sitting aboard at the wheel is the 19th century inventor Thomas Parker.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1173144/The-worlds-electric-car--built-British-inventor-1884.html#ixzz1QsaxzLN2

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