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Electric Cars

Cars that use electric motors were first designed at the end of the nineteenth century. It took more than hundred years for their comeback after the sounding success story of the combustion engine. Electric drives may be powered by rechargeable batteries – or fuel cells that depend on compressed hydrogen.

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