20 Years Ago, The GM Ultralite Delivered 100 MPG, And It Really Worked

Most EV fans are familiar with General Motor’s ill-fated EV1 electric car, a program that came to an unfortunate and early end. But few people (me among them) have heard of GM’s Ultralite, a concept that two decades ago offered a 1,400 pound car that could get 100 mpg.

The most amazing aspect of this concept though was the fact that it worked, just like GM said it would.

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The Inaugural TTXGP US Race: a Killed EV1 Motor Makes a Comeback

While most of San Francisco was running across town in silly outfits, history was being made a few miles north, at Infineon Raceway. The tech industry isn’t just buying naming rights to racetracks, some might say it’s poised to take over racing as we know it. While gas-powered engine technology is mature and only making incremental changes, Azhar Hussain, TTXGP’s founder, has created a whole new game strictly for electronic motors.

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