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For energy efficient cars, Sebring-Vanguard and Lilco had a better idea in 1977. The companies’ electric “Citicar” was powered by eight six-volt batteries. The oddball auto had a top speed of 38 mph and offered a 50-mile range. Batteries needed eight hours to recharge; consumers needed $3,000 to purchase.
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