The 188-Year Evolution Of The Electric Car In One GIF

Image Cache: Electric cars have been around for a long time — just as long or longer than the internal combustion engine. Sure, some of them look a little funky, but the last 188 years have been pretty kind.

Browse through the cool photos, animations and diagrams in Gizmodo's Image Cache here.

This image comes to us from the guys at, who charted everything from the 1828 model car built by Ányos Jedlik to the 2015 unveiling of the Tesla Motors Model 3.

The shape of these vehicles has changed significantly — and thank God for that, so we don't have to keep looking at the General Motors EV1. []

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