The electric car circa 1920 is small and lightweight to make the most of its electric motor. The cost of operating the car is claimed to be cheaper than the high cost of gasoline. In fact, rising gas prices after World War I caused “…electric cars [to] have increased eight hundred percent in England” making the electric car a practical alternative to trolley rides.
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Motoring May Be Cheaper than Trolleying
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