Ford Says Electric Cars “Commercially Feasible” By 1977

Move over, EV Smart Car, here comes your granny—the Ford Comuta! Two test models of the tiny (80 inch long) electric car were built by Ford in 1967 and demonstrated in the U.S. and Britain. Powered by batteries located in the wheel hubs, the Comuta’s top speed was a mere 25 mph. » 7/23/08 1:00pm 7/23/08 1:00pm