I almost got run over by one of these at a car show in Charlotte N.C. back in the 1970s.
I was standing in front of one car and here came a guy in an electric Studebaker. He was also looking at cars. He wasn't looking where he was going. If I hadn't heard him run over a piece of gravel about 5 feet from me he would have run me down at all of 4 miles per hour.
Built without tax payer subsidies. Not prone to catching fire. Never recalled.
Not bad for 110 years ago.
Come to think of it, I've seen exactly as many electric Studebakers as I have seen these: