Informative Speech Electriccars

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Informative speech
Electric Cars

Introduction

Attention Getter:

Central Idea: State an interesting new facts about electric cars.

Preview of main points: Today I am going to talk about history of electric cars, where is electric cars today and finally we will explore what is to come of electric cars in the future.

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I.The history of the electric cars A) Where do the electric cars come from? B) When they was billed in the US? C) How they grow up in our country?

II. Where are the electric cars today? A) Some statistic B) Top current companies/manufacturers that sell them. 1) Chevrolet Vol 2) Nissan Leaf 3) Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid 4) Tesla Model C) How much does it is cost? D) Where can
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Thomas Davenport, built a electric cars. Americans, Ryker and William Morrison built a 6 passenger electric car. In 1897 taxi's in New York city were electric cars.

When Henry Ford made the model T, was the last good moment for the electric car for 6 and a half decades. In 1920 car owners were into the gasoline car, gas was selling cheap and roads were available to drive on.

The first electric car in the United States was created by William Morrison and could reach a then-pretty-impressive 14 miles per hour. Electric cars, however, still remained more popular in Europe than in the US.

Around 1900, a fleet of electric taxi cabs took to the streets in London, but the first gasoline/electric hybrid was built near Chicago. That vehicle, however, was not a commercial success because it was too expensive, it was too slow, and it was a challenge to maintain.

By the 1920s, electric cars had lost ground to their rivals, as gas-powered vehicles could cover greater distances. And the main reason gas-powered cars gained popularity over electric cars was price. Production techniques made it possible to buy a gasoline-powered car at half the cost of an electric car.

Fuel shortages during World War II increased interest again in electric cars, but those efforts were short-lived. It wasn’t until the 1970s that another shortage fueled interest in electric cars. Finally, in the 1990s major auto manufacturers began to offer mainstream electric and hybrid options.

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