It seems that the electric car is not the newest, most original and/or futuristic form of motor transportation after all!
Detroit Electric, a joint venture between Zap and Youngman Automotive Group, are bringing back an electric car design that's nearly 100 years old. Starting in 2010, a limited number of the 100 year old futuristic cars will hit the road.
The Detroit Electric, originally produced by the Anderson Electric Car Co., will sport a top speed of 25 miles/hr. (40 kilometers/hr.) and have a service range in the neighborhood of 100 miles (160 kilometers).
Pretty soon, you'll be able to ride around town in the same type of car that Henry Ford and Rockefeller once owned!
1. Vintage Electric Cars - Re-inventing 100 year old electric cars presents an opportunity to tap into the nostalgia of consumers and offer a unique, retro driving experience.
2. Revival of Legacy Designs - Bringing back a century-old electric car design showcases the potential to revive classic designs and reintroduce them to a modern audience.
3. Historical-inspired Transportation - The resurgence of 100-year-old electric cars provides an innovative opportunity to blend historical aesthetics with modern technology, catering to consumers seeking a unique blend of nostalgia and sustainability.
1. Automotive Manufacturing - The revival of vintage electric cars creates opportunities for automotive manufacturers to explore new markets that cater to consumers looking for retro-styled vehicles with eco-friendly features.
2. Electric Vehicle Industry - The re-introduction of 100-year-old electric cars presents a disruptive innovation opportunity for the electric vehicle industry to diversify its product offerings and attract a wider range of consumers intrigued by heritage and sustainable transport options.
3. Classic Car Restoration - Restoring and re-imagining century-old electric car designs opens up new avenues for the classic car restoration industry to showcase their craftsmanship and offer unique, electric-powered collectible vehicles to enthusiasts.