Prince Of Monaco Helps Unveil Venturi VBB-3 Electric Streamliner

Prince Albert, crown ruler of the principality of Monaco, is getting in on the electric racing actionby helping Venturi and Ohio State University unveil the VBB-3, a 3,000 horsepower electric streamliner.

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Video: Drayson Racing Sets New 204 MPH EV Record

Electric vehicles are really starting to come into their own, and long-standing records for range and performance are starting to fall. Yesterday Drayson Racing took down a 39-year old record for electric vehicle top speed in the standing mile, blowing past the previous record of 175 mph and crossing the 200 mph mark, a huge step for electric vehicles the world over.

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OSU Joins Venturi In Pursuit Of Another EV Land Speed Record

The potential for performance and speed from electric vehicles is still not recognized by the public as a whole, but there are those working to ensure that EVs get the respect they deserve. Ohio State University has joined Venturi Automobiles for building a 3,000 horsepower streamliner that could eventually hit 435 mph on the salt flats.

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Nemesis Electric Lotus Sets New U.K. Land Speed Record

Speed enthusiasts are embracing electric vehicles with much gusto, and plenty of teams and individuals are out to set their own records with EVs. Over in the United Kingdom, green energy company Ecotricity has used a modified Lotus Exige with an electric drivetrain to set a new U.K electric land speed record.

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