Electric cars have been a reality since the 1990s with the release of the GM EV1. But it has only been recently that electric cars came to the forefront of the automotive industry. Nowadays, electric cars are becoming more common than ever. Within a few years, electric cars will outpace gasoline engines in terms of sales and production numbers (via Lynchpin SEO).
When you look at trends that are changing the automotive industry, the electrification of the automotive industry is at the front of the line. Tesla led the charge with retail electric cars, and now GM and Ford are getting into the fray. It will be interesting to see the different types of electric cars that come to the market.