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« on: Thursday, 24 November, 2022 @ 19:52:17 »
The Electric Car Produced in Greece Decades Before Elon Musk’s Tesla

An electric car that was built on Greece’s island of Syros in the 1970s was one of the world’s first mass-produced electric cars.

Decades before Elon Musk’s Tesla, the Enfield 8000, built at Neorio, Syros, was the brainchild of the UK-based Greek millionaire Giannis Goulandris.

Goulandris had a business called Enfield Automotive which was based on the Isle of Wight.

He pioneered the design of the electric car way back in the 1960s when the United Kingdom Electricity Council invited people in a competitive way to build an electric car. The Enfield 8000 was born from that idea.
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