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Video explains how Tesla Model S P100D takes just 2.28 seconds to hit 60 mph

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Videos Performance acceleration Tesla Motors plug-in carsThe Tesla Model S, now into its sixth model year, just keeps getting quicker. seconds.

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Yes, A Tesla Model S Can Hit 132 MPH On The Autobahn (Video)

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It makes a lot of sense--sections of Germany''s Autobahn network are among the few roads on earth with no speed limit. And drivers really do

Electric Motorcycle Maker Mission Motors Runs Out Of Juice

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Mission Motors, a small company that generated a lot of excitement for its incredible electric motorcycle prototype, has just filed for bankruptcy. The company developed an electric superbike that could go up to 150 mph and accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds, but it never managed to put the bike into production.

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Drayson Racing Sets New Lightweight Electric-Car Speed Record: 204 MPH

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It''s been a good week for electric vehicles in motor sport. At the weekend, Audi''s R18 e-tron, a diesel-electric hybrid race car, took victory at the Le Mans 24-hour race. Also at Le Mans, Nissan unveiled its 2014 competitor for the race, the ZEOD RC electric prototype. And on Tuesday, reports the BBC, a new electric land speed record was

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Semcon develops prototype low-cost smart motor for turning any bike electric

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Semcon has developed a smart and inexpensive motor prototype that can be easily fitted to any bike. Brief

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Tesla P100D 'Ludicrous Plus' mode makes electric car even faster

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Musk recently teased a software update that would allow the latest Model S P100D to do 0 to 60 mph in 2.4 seconds—shaving 0.1

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Open source street legal EV, powered by hub motors

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An open source project is building an all-electric street vehicle powered by hub motors. kWh & 24 kWh LiFePo 4 Mh. Brief

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Lightning Motors says electric motorcycles are the future, with 206 mph record

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This week the Lightning Motorcycles team broke new ground with electric motorcycles at the Speed Week event on the Bonneville Salt Flats. During qualifications they shattered last years land speed record of 173 miles/hr with a stunning 33

Lightning Motors says electric motorcycles are the future, with 206 mph record

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This week the Lightning Motorcycles team broke new ground with electric motorcycles at the Speed Week event on the Bonneville Salt Flats. During qualifications they shattered last years land speed record of 173 miles/hr with a stunning 33

Four Siemens 1200 kW electric motors power world’s largest truck; all-wheel drive

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The truck has a maximum speed of 64 km/h (40 mph) when empty. The 800-ton GVW BelAZ 75710 mining truck. Click to enlarge. Brief

2013 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel: Not Just MPG, MPH On Offer Too

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General Motors thinks that U.S. Diesels: Dirty and slow, right? Only if you've never left the 1980s. Diesel engine technology has come along in leaps and bounds over the past two decades and the best of today's diesel vehicles easily offer a compromise between performance and economy to best equivalent gasoline vehicles.

New Quant Flow-Cell Car Concepts Arrive, Still Dodgy On Details

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The company NanoFlowcell offered an attention-getting list of claims for the Quant F prototype it revealed at the Geneva Motor Show this past week. They included an unlimited power source, zero emissions, acceleration from 0 to 62 mph in 2.8 seconds, and a top speed of 186 mph.

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Kepler Hybrid Supercar Does 0-60 MPH in 2.5 Secs (Video)

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Kepler Motors thinks its first supercar, the Motion Hybrid, has it all. Announced back in 2009, Kepler Motors has been quietly working on its super lightweight Motion hybrid for nearly three years. What does a hybrid car need to be sexy? Speed? Good looks? Impressive gas mileage?

Lightning Motorcycles electric bike with Remy motor cracks 200 mph

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Using a Remy propulsion electric motor, Lightning Motorcycles, LLC. blasted through the land speed record for production electric bikes by 30 mph to be crowned the first electric bike to exceed 200 mph. Today, there are more than 90,000 Remy motors on the road. Brief

Genovation’s GXE breaks street-legal all-electric land speed record: 205.6 mph

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mph (330.88 km/h) during supervised tests with Johnny Bohmer Racing at Space Florida’s Shuttle Landing Facility in Kennedy Space Center, FL. mph (300.63 km/h). The GXE includes a state-of-the-art battery management system, inverters, batteries and electric motors that produce in excess of 600-hp and 570 lb-ft of torque. Brief

GM begins manufacturing Spark EV electric motor in Baltimore

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General Motors has begun manufacturing the electric motor for the Spark EV at its Baltimore Operations plant in White Marsh, Md. The heart of the Spark EV’s propulsion system is the GM-designed, oil-cooled, permanent magnet motor. After refining its expertise in electric motors at a pilot facility in Wixom, Mich., Brief

Tesla introduces new entry-level Model S 70D; dual-motor AWD standard

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Tesla Motors has introduced the new entry-level Model S 70D, an all-wheel drive electric car with a 70 kWh pack, a 0-60 time of 5.2 140 mph.

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Chevy Volt Delivers Novel Two-Motor, Four-Mode Extended Range Electric Drive System; Seamless Driver Experience Plus Efficiency

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Mechanical losses such as friction and windage dictate that the efficiency of an electric motor declines somewhat as motor speed increases.

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A closer look at Audi’s new R8 e-tron EV and battery

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mph) in 3.9 The two electric motors on the rear axle each output 170 kW and 460 N·m (339.3 lb-ft) of torque—i.e., kWh to 90.2

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Local Motors debuts first self-driving vehicle using IBM Watson Internet of Things for Automotive

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along with vehicle designer Edgar Sarmiento from the Local Motors co-creation community into the new facility. Rogers, Jr. — John Rogers.

Tesla Reveals 'D' All-Wheel-Drive Model S, 'Autopilot' Feature

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Last night, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk revealed an all-wheel-drive version of the Tesla Model S electric luxury car--known as ''D''--whose most powerful P85D version will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.2 In the end, the online rumors proved to be largely accurate. seconds.

Opel introducing Ampera-e at Paris Show; European cousin of Chevy Bolt

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Opel will introduce the Ampera-e at the upcoming Paris Motor Show in September. seconds (provisional figures). —Dr.

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Watch the Tesla Model S P90D race a Boeing

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We already know Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P90D is a quick car. In fact with a 0-60 mph time of 2.8 seconds it’s currently the quickest four-door car in production. But how does it compare with a Boeing 737 which produces as much as 52,000 pounds of thrust at takeoff? Well, you’re about to find out. Videos

‘Most powerful electric car’ debuts in Spain

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The multinational project management firm says its AEGT01 model is the most powerful EV in the world, achieving an impressive 0-60 mph in just over three seconds. Electric cars AEGT01 Frankfurt Motor Show performance Quimera SpanishWith three electric [.].

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Toyota introduces new 2013 Lexus GS 450h hybrid with improved hybrid powertrain at Frankfurt Motor Show

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Lexus has introduced its all-new 2013 GS 450h hybrid at the Frankfurt motor show. The Lexus Hybrid Drive system features an Atkinson cycle 3.5-liter V6 engine mated to a compact, high-output, water-cooled permanent magnet electric motor. The electric motor features lighter mounts and reduced friction. 2013 Lexus GS 450h.

DELIVER electric light commercial vehicle demonstrator to make its debut at FISITA

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The fully electric drive train features Michelin in-wheel motors on the rear axle with 2-speed transmission; gear ratios are 26.057:1 and 14.545:1. The 375V motors each deliver maximum power of 57 kW and maximum torque of 42 N·m (31 lb-ft). Maximum motor speed is 13,600 rpm. Electric (Battery) Motors DELIVER.

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Successful run across the US on 37.6 gallons of 100% NEXBTL renewable diesel; 66.7 mpg w/ average speed 67.7 mph

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The trip was the conceived of by Pat O’Keefe, CEO and President of CLP Motor sports, Vice President at Golden Gate Petroleum and a keen racing car driver and enthusiast. mph/109 km/h). The trip was made with CLP-engineered and developed Superlite Coupe (SLC) racecar powered by a custom Volkswagen 1.9-liter TDI diesel engine. l/100 km). Brie

Schaeffler presents high-performance 48V concept mild hybrid vehicle at Aachen

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This provides purely electric driving up to 35 km/h (21.75 mph) as well as active sailing at speeds of more than 70 km/h (43.5 Click to enlarge.

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UK DfT to launch consultation on increasing highway speed limit to 80 mph

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UK Transport Secretary Philip Hammond has announced a consultation on increasing the motorway speed limit in England and Wales to 80 mph (129 km/h). Hammond said the current limit of 70 mph (113 km/h) is out of date and that the higher limit would give the economy a boost. Brief

GKN Driveline providing eTransmission to StreetScooter electric vans

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The interface enables the electric drive to pair easily with different electric motor designs to simplify integration and application engineering.

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Electric-Car 0-To-60-MPH Record Smashed--By Dutch Students

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Students from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have broken the 0-to-60-mph record for an electric car, according to Wired (via Motor Authority). That car, the DUT13, did 0 to 100 kph (0 to 62 mph) in 2.15 Sure, efficiency is important. but speed is fun. And they did it in a car they built themselves.

Audi crosslane coupé dual-mode plug-in hybrid concept makes its debut at the Paris Motor Show; 214 mpg US

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The Audi crosslane coupé accelerates from zero to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 8.6 The car’s top speed is 182 km/h (113 mph). Click to enlarge.

TU Delft student team presents Forze VII hydrogen racer

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Two Yasa P400 electric motors give the car a peak power of 320 kW. Top speed is about 210 km/h (130 mph). Fuel Cells Hydrogen Motorspor

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BMW to introduce BMW 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid at Detroit show

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The combination of motor and engine keeps the CO 2 emissions of the BMW 530e iPerformance very low at just 44 g/km (NEDC). BMW eDrive.

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Toho Tenax’s prepreg helps to cut 1.1MW Tajima Rimac electric racer’s weight

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seconds, with 200 km/h (124 mph) coming in 5.4 Top speed is 270 km/h (168 mph). seconds from a standstill.

Prius c hybrid goes on sale in US with entry MSRP of $18,950; new transaxle, motor technology

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The new transaxle in the Prius c features a new cooling system; overall this new hybrid unit with its 2 motor system is now approaching the same weight as single motor competitive systems and is maintaining a competitive size profile, according to Toyota. Click to enlarge. Prius c. Click to enlarge. —Bob Carter. L/100 km).

Tesla Cooperates With Police, Awaits Model S Crash And Fire Findings

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Tesla Motors is assisting Los Angeles police and fire departments in their investigation following the high-speed crash of a stolen Tesla Model S early Friday morning. Officers reported chasing the Model S at speeds of up to 100 mph before the stolen vehicle hit another car on North La Brea Avenue.

New line of electric scooter to feature KLD Energy motor system

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The KLD Energy Technologies motor system, which uses an innovative nanocrystalline composite material ( earlier post ), will be featured in a new line of electric scooters for the Malaysian market. This flexibility allows manufacturers to serve different market segments using the same motor. Brief

Alstom invests €14M in electric autonomous shuttle company EasyMile

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Founded in 1971 and with a background in motor racing (including 20 years in Formula 1), Ligier is the second largest European microcar provider.

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GAC Motor completes phase II factory, launches GA3S PHEV

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The G-MC integrates the generator, traction motor, clutch, drivetrain and differential as a system. seconds; top speed is 180 km/h (112 mph).