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Electric Car Breaks Acceleration Record

October 2, 2013 / No Comments

The belief that electric vehicles can’t rival conventional cars running on fossil fuel in speed is passé. If you aren’t convinced, you need to take a look at this piece of news. The racing team from Delft University of Technology from The Netherlands has now set a new world record for acceleration in the category of electric cars. The Dutch students ...

Dutch Cyclist Sets New World Speed Record

September 20, 2013 / No Comments

A 23-year-old Dutch cyclist has broken the previous world record for the fastest bike speed in The Netherlands. Sebastiaan Bowier has set this world record by achieving a top speed of 83.13 mph. This high-tech recumbent bicycle was designed and built by Dutch students from TU Delft and VU University Amsterdam. The team developed a bike dubbed the VeloX3 with low ...

Venturi EV Teams with OSU to Break Speed Record in September

May 1, 2013 / No Comments

There’s nothing more adrenaline pumping than moving at a great speed and breaking a record. An effort to surpass the sound barrier is on with Ohio State University joining hands with Venturi, and this time it’s with the aid of electric vehicles. The team will be powering off in September, and the Venturi VBB-3 will be the hot wheels on the ...

Hydrogen Car Creates New Land Speed Record

October 6, 2009 / 1 Comment

[caption id="attachment_6646" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Buckeye Bullet 2 - Fastest Hydrogen Car in the World"][/caption] The Buckeye Bullet 2 recently became the first hydrogen car to go past the 300mph mark, and created a new Land Speed Record for a hydrogen powered vehicle. During its run over the Bonneville Salt Flats, the car clocked an average speed of 300.992 mph, with a ...