Buffalo Electric Vehicle Company

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Buffalo Electric Vehicle Company Building

The Buffalo Electric Vehicle Company was an American electric car manufacturing company from 1912 until 1915 located at 1219-1247 Main Street in Buffalo, New York. The motorcars were marked under the Buffalo brand. The company was formed by a merger of several electrical vehicle and allied companies which included:[1]


The companies automobiles were commonly marketed to affluent women as an alternative to the dangerous manual crank starting that was required with a gasoline vehicle. The company went out of business in 1916.[2] The company's factory and showroom was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[3]


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