TITLE

The Centennial Electric

PUB. DATE
April 1979
SOURCE
New Republic;4/14/79, Vol. 180 Issue 15, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the Centennial Electric, an electric vehicle prototype from General Electric Co. (GE) shown at the 1979 Fifth International Electric Vehicle Symposium. Four-passenger, front-wheel drive subcompact; 18 six-volt, lead-acid batteries; Range of 75 miles at a constant 40 miles per hour (mph); Cruising speed of 55 mph and a passing speed of up to 60 mph; 3,250 pounds weight; Low center-of-gravity; Designed to sell for about $6,000 if 100,000 vehicles were manufactured annually in one plant.
ACCESSION #
11081198

 

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