Automatic (automobile company)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Automatic Transportation Company of Buffalo, New York built an electric car in 1921.[1] The car was a 2-seater with a wheelbase of 65in (1650mm), and a total length of 95in (2411mm).[1] The Automatic had a top speed of 18 mph (29 kmh), and sold for $1200.[1]

The company promised that 60 miles travel could be achieved between charging, and that the car could be parked in a 4 ft x 8 ft space.[2] Very few cars were sold.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Georgano, Nick (2000). The Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile. London: Stationery Office. p. 1792. ISBN 0117023191. 
  2. ^ a b Kimes, Beverly Rae (1996). The Standard Catalog of American Cars: 1805-1942. Iola, IA: Krause Publications. p. 1612. ISBN 0873414284. 

External links[edit]