Electric vehicles

Scope and Content

The collection consists of material relating to electric vehicles and electric vehicle propulsion systems, and electric vehicles developed by a range of manufacturers.

Manufacturers include:

  • Ford (Comuta)
  • Scottish Aviation (Scamp)
  • General Motors (Electrovan and Electrovair)
  • Saunders Electric Vehicles Ltd
  • Lansing Bagnall Limited
  • Peel Engineering (Trident scooter)
  • Westinghouse Electric Corporation (Markette)
  • Tube Investments Ltd

The collection comprises three sections: Research and reports; Electric vehicles; and Electric power systems.


In the absence of documentation and a coherent order, the collection has been arranged into three series, reflecting the focus of the material.

Access Information

Open to researchers, by appointment. For further information, please see: nationalmotormuseum.org.uk/Motoring_research_service

Conditions Governing Use

Please apply to the Archivist if you would like to make any copy of the material.

Related Material

The papers of Lansing Bagnall Ltd are held at Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge.