Dutch Students Break Electric Car 0 to 60 MPH Record (w/video)

Engineering students of Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands just shattered the 0 to 60 mph record for electric vehicles, making the sprint in just 2.15 seconds.

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Video: The Nissan ZEOD RC And Its Carbon Fiber Tub

Nissan is aiming to build the world’s fastest electric car, with a goal of going 300 kph/186 mph. In order to achieve those kinds of speeds, Nissan needs to make their EV racer as light as possible. That all begins with the carbon fiber “tub”, where the human driver interfaces with millions of dollars of racing technology.

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Toyota Bringing Record Setting EV To Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak has a long and exciting history of motorsports action, and that history has taken a new twist with the recent influx of purpose-built electric racers. This year’s Race to the Clouds will see electric vehicles from Mitsubishi, Monster Tajima, and a converted BMW M3 from EV’s West. Now Toyota is throwing its hat into the ring with a new version of the electric racer that set a Nurburgring lap record for EV’s called the TMG EV P002.

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Toyota Aims to Set EV Lap Record at the Nurburgring with New Supercar

I love to cover electric vehicle racing news, from grassroots projects like the Inhaler to Nissan’s efforts to bring together an electric vehicle racing series. And now here comes Toyota, swinging for the fences with an electric racecar that aims to shatter records at the famed Nurburgring track in Germany.

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