It may be finally time for everyone to accept that the electric vehicle is going to be a big part of the future, if you hadn’t already. As more and more manufacturers commit to the majority or all of their portfolio being EVs in the next few years, and the charging infrastructure continues to improve, the inevitable dominance of the EV market isn’t far away.
It might feel like a fairly recent phenomenon seeing EVs everywhere, but their first semi-success was entering the market way back around 2010 with the Nissan Leaf and Mitsubishi i-MiEV platform. However, there were several attempts to bring EVs to the mass market before this and, as you may have guessed, they weren’t so successful. That’s not to say that they weren’t good, the world just wasn’t ready for them… some were also dreadful. So, let’s have a look at some of the most interesting failed EV attempts.