Electric vehicles could be charged at home and used in an instant, and so became the vehicle of choice. William C Anderson manufactured the first Detroit Electric in 1906. By 1910 they were leading the way, selling up to 2,000 cars a year.
The time is right to rekindle the pioneering spirit of Detroit Electric as the era of the combustion engine begins to loosen it’s grip, and the promise of an exhilarating pure electric driving experience becomes a reality.Stay connected
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Detroit Electric is an iconic brand in the electric vehicle sector, an original innovator and pioneer that began life in 1906. Five years after the brand's resurrection by CEO Albert Lam, excitement is building at the heart of Detroit Electric once again.
The company's first commercial offering, the SP:01, delivers on Detroit Electric's mantra of
'Pure Electric Performance', offering superior performance, driving dynamics and class-leading handling. The limited-edition SP:01 will herald a new family of all-electric production cars, including two other high-performance models that are planned from 2015.