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Ford Mustang Electric Drag Car Does 0 To 60 MPH Under 2 Seconds, Targets 200 MPH

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The McLaren F1 supercar and Tesla Model S P85D sedan can both do 0 to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds. But they're not fast, not really. DON'T MISS.

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Honda R&D developing high-power dynamic charging system for EVs at speeds up to 96 mph

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The system enables dynamic charging with a charging power of 180 kW (DC 600 V, 300 A) while driving at a vehicle speed of 155 km/h (96 mph). Major issues facing EV include range, charging (hassle, time, construction of infrastructure), and reduced driving performance due to increased vehicle weight. —Tajima et al. Resources. Tajima, T.,

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Immortus Electric-Car Concept Claims Solar Running Up To 35 MPH

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Many electric-car owners use solar panels to generate power that they can use in home charging stations. But what if they could actually put those panels directly on their electric cars instead? Solar-car racing is nothing new, and solar panels have been used to a very limited extent to supplement battery power in a few production cars. DON'T.

Electric racer goes 0 to 60 mph in 1.5 seconds, built by students

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A group of Swiss students have built an electric car that can out accelerate even the quickest supercars. DON'T MISS: Electric motorcycles return.

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

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The Tesla Model S, now into its sixth model year, just keeps getting quicker. seconds. seconds.

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Life at 55 (mph): It’s not as bad as you think

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Originally designed to cut both air pollution and c[.]. Weekly Column Editor Pick

Trident Iceni: The 200 MPH, 57 MPG Diesel Supercar

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It's been a long time since diesels were clanky, slow, smelly and noisy, but very few carmakers have gone down the route of making a diesel sports car or supercar. To some that might seem strange--after all, diesel engines are certainly capable of delivering high power and torque figures. In other ways, it's not that odd--what millionaire supercar

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52 MPG At 70 MPH? No, Not In A Prius--In A Porsche Panamera

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Steady-speed highway cruising doesn't actually take that much energy compared to accelerating up to, say, 70 mph in the first place. Does 52 mpg at 70 mph sound impressive to you?

Tesla Model S To Offer 'Autobahn' Tuning For Top Speed Over 130 MPH

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Most countries have their own road rules and regulations and it''s no surprise that driving conditions and car requirements vary greatly as a result. One such country is Germany, where some sections of freeway--or Autobahn--have long been de-restricted. In other words, they have no posted speed limit. Ensuring Tesla Motors'' Model S electric sedan

2014 BMW i8 Supercar: 0-62 in 4.9 Seconds, Top Speed 156 MPH

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Last week, we confidently predicted that we’d be hearing more about BMW’s first all-electric and plug-in hybrid production cars -- the i3 electric minicar and i8 plug-in supercar -- as we neared the BMW-sponsored 2012 Olympics. For the past few weeks, most of the news we’ve heard has centered around the 2014 BMW i3. But now

Lightning strikes again with 214 mph electric motorcycle record at Bonneville

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Not ones to rest on their laurels, the Lightning Motorcycles electric motorcycle race team has done it again.

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Mugen CR-Z: Hybrid Honda Hot Rod Mixes MPG And MPH

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Honda's aim with its CR-Z hybrid sports coupe was to inject a bit of much-needed excitement into a market that viewed traditional hybrids as a bit dull, a bit vanilla. Unfortunately for some, the CR-Z was neither a tire-burning machine nor a particularly parsimonious runabout. Maybe vanilla was the best hybrid fans could hope for. Step forward

Electric Car Drives 375 Miles at 55 mph, Recharges In 6 Minutes

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We all know that battery packs are the weakest link in electric vehicles. Not only are they heavy and expensive, but they take a long time to recharge and on average can only provide around 100 miles per charge. A German-based company has changed all that with a new vehicle capable of driving up to 375 miles at moderate highway speeds

2013 Ford C-Max Energi Will Hit 85 MPH In All-Electric Mode

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Ford said yesterday that its 2013 C Max Energi can travel on electricity alone at speeds up to 85 mph. Hybrid car drivers like to do everything possible to ensure their cars spend as much time as possible in all-electric mode.

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

Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell exceeds 94 mph in desert test

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mph (152.24 km/h). The Tucson Fuel Cell has an EPA-estimated driving range of 265 miles (426.5 Brief

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Diesel Land Speed Record: 171 MPH In A Ford F-250 Pickup!

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There are lots of different Land Speed Record categories, and each year one or two of them fall to new challengers. So it's not surprising that new records for production diesel and biodiesel trucks were set this weekend at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. What is surprising is the vehicle that was used: a relatively stock 2011 Ford F-250

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

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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. General Motors thinks that U.S. consumers want the extra

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

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What does a hybrid car need to be sexy? Speed? Good looks? Impressive gas mileage? 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. Now the company has released its first official videos of the car in

2012 Tesla Model S: Would YOU Drive It At Just 55 MPH?

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The car was smooth, quiet, and relatively fast at speeds up to 95 mph on the test track surrounding Tesla's assembly plant in Fremont, Cailfornia. We've had a ride in a prototype 2012 Tesla Model S electric luxury sport sedan, and it was impressive.

Luminos Solar Electric Car For Australian Race Cruises At 55 MPH

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The latest United States entry into October''s World Solar Challenge in Australia has been unveiled by a team at Stanford University. First held in 1987, the World Solar Challenge is a biennial event covering more than 1,800 miles through Australia''s barren Outback, teams mixing speed with efficiency to complete the route from Darwin to Adelaide

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

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mph (330.88 mph (300.63 Genovation broke the land speed record for a street-legal all-electric vehicle with the Genovation Extreme Electric car (GXE). The GXE reached 205.6 km/h) during supervised tests with Johnny Bohmer Racing at Space Florida’s Shuttle Landing Facility in Kennedy Space Center, FL. km/h). Brief

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

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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. 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. Last year at Geneva, the company made its debut with an

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UK planning to trial 80 mph speed limit

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The UK Government is planning to trial 80 mph (129 km/h) speed limits on sections of the motorway network. At the time, then-Transport Secretary Philip Hammond said that the current limit of 70 mph was out of date and that the higher limit would give the economy a boost. Brief

Vehicle Sets CNG Speed Record: 323 mph

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Fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG), the Lucas Oil/Lessman Streamliner hisett an official speed record for a CNG vehicle of 323 mph through the measured mile at the Bonneville Salt Flats in early October. The blown gas streamliner, designed and built by Riley Technologies, was originally designed to run on gasoline. The car handled well.

3000-HP Venturi Electric Car To Try For Land Speed Record At Bonneville Salt Flats

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With its new "Ludicrous" mode, the Tesla Model S P85D can do 0 to 60 mph in 2.8 streamliner set a land-speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, reaching more than 300 mph. seconds. But it's not the fastest electric car around, not by a long shot. In 2010, the Venturi Buckeye Bullet 2.5 VBB-2.5)

Lightning Motorcycles electric bike with Remy motor cracks 200 mph

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blasted through the land speed record for production electric bikes by 30 mph to be crowned the first electric bike to exceed 200 mph. Using a Remy propulsion electric motor, Lightning Motorcycles, LLC. The bike was ridden by Paul Thede, principal of Race Tech and the developer of the Lightning suspension system. Brief

Start-up developing electric 2-seat VTOL aircraft

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Cruising velocity: 300 km/h / 180 mph. velocity: 400 km/h / 250 mph. Current specifications for the personal aircraft include: Max.

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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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Electric Motorcycle Maker Mission Motors Runs Out Of Juice

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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. Mission Motors, a small company that generated a lot of excitement for its incredible electric motorcycle prototype, has just filed for bankruptcy.

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New Illinois law raises speed limit to 70 mph on rural highways

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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a new law to increase the speed limit from 65 to 70 mph (105 to 113 km/h) on rural four-lane highways, and to lower the limit by five mph for excessive speeding. D-Smithton), Senate Bill 2356 increases the maximum speed limit from 65 to 70 mph on four-lane divided highways outside of urban areas.

Is Tesla Model S P85D The World's Fastest Sedan? Top Speed Test Needed

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Even 10 years ago, the idea of a “family sedan” that could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in less than 4 seconds was something between a rarity and a fantasy. Even more delusional was the thought of a stock family sedan that could exceed 200 mph.

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The Tesla Model S P100D really, seriously goes over 300 miles this time

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Tuesday, Tesla announced that a new 100-kilowatt-hour battery would deliver 315 miles on the EPA cycle and accelerate up to 60 mph faster than falling off the roof when equipped with Ludicrous mode. The first time may have been a Pyrrhic victory. In April, an updated 90D emerged with a kinda, sorta 300-mile range and a new face. About 2.5.

Tesla Model S Top Speed: More Than 130 MPH, Emission-Free

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And as bragging rights go, 133 mph isn''t too bad for an electric car. Top speeds are more relevant than many people think.

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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On 26 June, CLP Motorsports’ Superlite Coupe crossed the finish line in Santa Monica, California, after driving across the USA on one tank of NEXBTL renewable diesel ( earlier post )—the first time that this type of trip was driven using a fuel that is made exclusively from bio-based raw materials. mph/109 km/h). miles per gallon (3.52 Brief

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

Faraday Future FF 91 electric car to cost almost $300,000?

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It also cited a power output of 1,050 horsepower, enabling the FF 91 to reach 60 mph from a standstill in less than 2.4. At the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, Faraday Future released a number of details about the FF 91, its first production electric car. plug-in cars Faraday Future FF 91

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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.

Wuhan-Guangzhou High-Speed Rail Corridor Opens In China; 350 km/h (217 mph) Average Speed

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Trains run at an average of 350 km/h (217 mph), reducing the previous ten-hour transit time to just three hours. km/h (245 mph).