This streamlined, carbon fiber shelled street missile just blasted its way into the speed record books by hitting 85.71 MPH on human power alone!
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At some point, Elon Musk must have wrecked Vin Diesel’s 10 second car … because he just delivered a 10 second Tesla Model S to the guys at Motor Trend!
Engineering powerhouse Honeywell will be some of the brains behind the Toroidion 1MW supercar’s 280 MPH top speed record run in the coming months.
It’s called the Perlan 2, and the crew behind the Airbus-designed glider is going for the overall aviation altitude record, without any sort of engine!
The Nissan Leaf just broke the annual EV sales record- and there are still two months to go in the year! Maybe we should say it “obliterated” the record?
Chip Yates is an electric vehicle pioneer, and he just pioneered his way into the annals of aviation history with five (5!) world records set in a Long ESA.
The 2014 running of the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb (PPIHC) is under way today, June 29th. As always, the race promises to deliver some of the best electric and alt-fuel racing in the country with several serious plug-in contenders aiming to knock Sebatien Loeb’s record 2013 run up the mountain. For those of you with […]
The National Electric Drag Racing Association confirmed that the 7.56 second, 178 MPH drag racing run by Don Garlits is the quickest ever for an EV.
Check out this on-board video of the Hammerdown electric dragster zooming to a 7.94 @ 159 MPH in the quarter mile, a new world record.
Solar Impulse 2 is getting ready for its first test flight, and you can see some of the planning that’s going into this historic flight in the video, here.
Meet the Arion1 velomobile- set to become the world’s fastest bicycle later this year when students from the University of Liverpool take it to 90 MPH at Battle Mountain, NV.
It has taken a global recession, stagnating wages, and high gas prices, but use of public transportation in America has reached a 57-year high.
Don “Big Daddy” Garlits is going for a 200 MPH quarter-mile drag racing speed record in his new “Swamp Rat” number 37 all-electric race car. Can he do it?
At midnight on Thursday, a pair of Tesla Model S sedans left the Tesla design studio in Los Angeles on their way to New York City, hoping to set a Guinness World Record in the process.
Sprint cars are fat-tired, big-winged, alcohol fueled monsters that roar around tiny tracks with as much horsepower and downforce as a Formula 1 car- but with decidedly less technology (sprint cars have no transmission or on-board electronics, for example) in play. They’re brutally fast, stupid loud, and incredibly fun to watch, and they assault your […]
This is in-car video of a Switzer Performance-built “Goliath” GTR. Fueled by E85 (a blend of 15% gasoline and 85% ethanol), this 4100 lb. AWD street missile proved itself as the all-out fastest Nissan GTR in the world last month at the Moscow Unlimited standing mile event, hitting 250 mph in just 22 seconds … […]