Facts about electric automobiles and their history in brief: Future has never been closer than it’s now thanks to the speedy development of new technologies. The predictions are that really soon the whole world will drive electric cars. But whether these predictions will become true and what is the reason behind the million-dollar investments in technological research by world companies? One thing is for sure – electric car technologies have developed very fast in the past decades and there aren’t any signs for them to stop. Currently, electric cars’ mileage is 70% higher than this of the electric cars manufactured in 2011.