The Woods Motor Vehicle Company of Chicago, Illinois, founded in 1899 in response to the East Coast-based Electric Vehicle Company, began its growth after a reorganization in late 1902.

By 1905 production in a new plant would approach 500 cars a year. This 1912 Extension Brougham had a speed of 20 mph and a range of 100 miles before recharging was necessary.

Specifications: Model 1316 (electric motor).

Price new: approximately $3,000.

Accession no. 1983G15

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