Sir Clive Sinclair, inventor of the C5 pedal-electric car, dead at 81

Sir Clive Sinclair, the inventor of the ill-fated C5, but best-known for creating the world’s first pocket calculator, has died aged 81.
History of electric cars

The history of the electric car (spon)

Electric cars may be on the cusp of a breakthrough, but they spent decades in a cul-de-sac after being first off the line almost 200 years ago.