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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Lord Drayson Comes To Bonneville To Set EV Land Speed Record

British racing pioneer Lord Drayson is bringing his record-setting B12 69/EV Le Mans prototype to the Bonneville Salt Flats to chase the electric land speed record. His quest for the electric land speed record starts today, and he could soon become the fastest man powered purely by electricity.

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Lord Drayson Hopes To Drive To New EV Speed Record

Picture this; a stereotypical 17th century British Lord driving an all-electric race car in a powdered wig while sipping tea. Yeah, that’s the image I get when I imagine science minister, entrepreneur, and noble Lord Drayson driving his electric race car in a bid to set the EV land speed record for vehicles under 1,000 kgs.

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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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