There was a time when electric cars were more popular than gas-powered vehicles. Check this cool infographic!
Of course, that time was long ago, in the early 1900s, to be exact. In fact, the production of electric cars in the United States peaked in 1912. Following that, though, Henry Ford’s assembly line production of the internal combustion engine changed the game. This scientific advancement meant that Ford could produce his cars for less money. Ford was then able to sell them for less money.