Electric Cars 1967

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No title. Electric cars - the vehicles of the future?

Electric Ford Comuta car being driven out of workshop in Essex. C/U interior of the Comuta showing upholstery. M/S young lady stepping into the driving seat. M/S young lady being shown controls of the Comuta. C/U hand moving small lever...

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Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
56320
Sort Number:
67/095
Time in/Out:
01:50:22:00 / 01:52:12:00
Canister:
67/95
Film ID:
2035.30
Issue Date:
26/11/1967

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  • The first car featured here is the experimental Ford Comuta car, powered by four lead batteries.

    jamied 5th Mar 2012
  • We've added Ford to the description.

    British Pathé 9th May 2012
  • Shame it never happened for this concept but forty five years on I am driving a production electric car sold worldwide with sales of 120,000 so far, maybe the revolution has arrived.
    Interesting the Comuta size was adopted successfully some thirty years later by the Smart Car which has also spawned other city cars.

    dgatewood 9th Mar 2014

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