Detroit, the fallen automotive capital and home to the Big Three automakers used to be home to one of the earliest electric car companies. Founded in 1906 the company produced 13,000 vehicles before it shuttered in 1939. There is a brand new electric car company on the block in Detroit today and their mission is to pay-homage to their predecessor, but also to make the electric car cool. Detroit Electric has launched with a two seater roadster the SP:01 a limited edition electric sports car.
(via Cool Hunting »)