Updated: Jun 11, 2020
EVs were there at the dawn of 20th Century, but slowly instead of their adoption ICE took the cake. While ICE was a better solution at that point in time, EVs found their calling again amidst the growing environmental concerns. Activists like Greta Thunberg are stressing on the need for immediate action to combat climate change.
In the retrospect, should the adoption of EVs continued from what can be seen in the picture with Lady Florence Norman riding an EV, we would have been better off. In an another attempt to adopt EVs, the questions raised are on the long charging( analogous to fuelling) times.