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Paul Arzens L’Oeuf Electrique (1942): The Electric Egg

It’s not tough to see how this little electric car earned its name. L’Oeuf electrique, literally ‘the electric egg,’ was built by French artist, designer, and engineer Paul Arzens in 1942 for personal use. With a 60-mile range and a 37 mph top speed, the egg was the ultimate urban vehicle years before the first electric Smart ForTwo took to the streets.

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