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Chocolate-Powered 145 MPH Racing Car is Made of Vegetables

[social_buttons] A team of British designers have created a new racing car made entirely of vegetables and powered by … chocolate. The car, named the ecoF3, has a steering wheel made of carrots, a body made of potatoes and a seat made of soybeans. The team, from World First Racing, hope that environmentally-friendly technology used […]

April 23rd

World’s Top 10 Fastest Electric Cars

Think a Ferrari is fast? Watch one get schooled below. Electric cars are no joke. Yes, it’s true that many EVs are small, ungainly-looking oddities, but the other end of the spectrum—the realm of high-performance supercars—might surprise you. [social_buttons] After re-discovering a 1972 electric datsun that can accelerate from 0-60 in 3 seconds, we decided that […]

March 29th

World’s Fastest Electric Car is a 1972 Datsun

[social_buttons] Out on the dragstrip, one hardly expects the car kicking ass and taking names to be an old ’72 Datsun 1200. Especially when the losers are driving BMWs, Corvettes and Ferraris. But those guys didn’t get pwned by any ol’ Datsun…this one’s electric! It seems a bit like a paradox. Drag racing is flame-dipped […]

March 25th

GM Boss: F1’s New Rules are Greenwash

“Racing is one of the few things that can foster innovation faster than war”, said GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz during a bloggers round-table discussion on the eve of this year’s Geneva motor show. Describing some of the future challenges that will be faced by global manufacturers such as General Motors, Bob lamented the fact […]

March 5th

Tazzari ZERO Electric Car Goes Live With Interactive Website

[social_buttons] Just a few short months after the announcing their new Tazzari Zero EV, the Tazzari company has gone live with a proper website for their slick little electric vehicle — a welcome change from most vaporware peddlers, who build websites first and products last (if ever!). The Zero’s new website includes a full gallery […]

February 18th