Browsing the "NEDRA" Tag

Video: Electric Miata Blasts Down Dragstrip In 9 Seconds

October 31st, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

While a lot of focus on electric motorsports sits with the newly-formed Formula E series, the National Electric Drag Racing Association has been silently and speedily setting records and going fast. The latest accomplishment out of NEDRA comes from President John Metric and his electric Miata, Assault & Battery, which laid down a low 9-second pass earlier this month

Video: Tesla Model S VS. Chevy Volt Drag Race

February 6th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

While we’re still technically in the middle of winter, for racers of all kinds February feels like the final stretch of cold, wintery days. At the end of January the National Electric Drag Racing Association held its first drag race of the 2013 season, giving us a glimpse of what the Tesla Model S can do on the track. But what about the Chevy Volt? This video pits both green cars against each other, and the results aren’t what we’d call surprising

Video: Tesla Model S Beats Viper At Drag Strip, Sets EV Racing Record

January 29th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Most electric vehicles are slow, practical affairs designed for a pedestrian life of going from point A to point B in a leisurely, efficient fashion. But not the Tesla Model S, a performance electric sedan that has the same acceleration as many supercars. Don’t believe us? Watch this video of a Model S sedan handily defeating a Dodge Viper SRT10 at the drag strip this past weekend

National Electric Drag Racing Association Season Opener is Jan. 27th!

January 23rd, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

The National Electric Drag Racing Association is set to kick-off its 2013 season this weekend at South Florida's Palm Beach International Raceway! If you're lucky enough to make it, founder (and old friend from my RENNtech Karting days) Brooks Weisblat will be blasting down the track in his Tesla Model S, with Shawn Lawless and Andrew McClary also on-hand with their 4-motor Chevy S-10 and beautiful, all-electric Ford GT40 replica

Green News Roundup: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

November 2nd, 2011 | by Christopher DeMorro

Happy Hump Day! Halfway through the week, and the world of green news keeps on a spinnin’. Some of today’s highlights include a new record run for the Predator electric racing motorcycle, police ignoring crime because of high fuel prices and slashed budgets, and BYD finally starts selling EV’s in China

Project Spotlight: Custom Fiero-Based Performance EV "White Lightning"

September 7th, 2011 | by Christopher DeMorro

Every day, Americans from all walks of life embark on a quest to build their very own electric car. Creig Freeman is just such an individual, building a performance EV based on the body of an old Pontiac Fiero. What started as a modest EV has become a performance vehicle with lofty ambitions. This is his story in his own words. -Ed.

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