Nissan’s 1947 Tama EV

Silver linings are fun. And here’s a historical one that I think you all will love. Following Japan’s WWII loss, the country made a concerted effort to cut its dependence on gasoline, since gasoline imports were limited and the country of course didn’t have the resources to fuel a country full of gasoline burners. The result was the 1947 Tama EV that’s featured in this Nissan video below:

And, for more, here’s the Tama EV driving around a test track.

60 miles of range certainly isn’t bad. Considering it was produced in 1947, we’ll turn a blind eye to the 22mph max that the Tama EV got.

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