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    Video: Bill and Eva have salt fever, set 212-MPH electric land speed record

    Salt fever is an affliction that drives those infected to spend the better part of the year dreaming, scheming and building machines to race across the alien landscape that is the Bonneville Salt Flats in search of land-speed-record glory. Bill Dube and Eva Håkansson have a high-voltage ...

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    Official: Prince Albert unveils Venturi VBB-3, world's most powerful EV [w/videos]

    When you're royalty, you can associate yourself with things as cool as the world's most powerful electric car, and that's just what Prince Albert of Monaco is doing. The Prince, along with Princess Charlene, made the trek out to the Beehive State to make a photo appearance with the Venturi VBB-3 ...

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    Two Wheels: Electric Cowboy rides Zero S, sets speed records on Bonneville Salt Flats

    Brandon Nozaki Miller – A.K.A. the Electric Cowboy – is on a mission: to prove you don't need big-time money to have big-time fun competing on an electric motorcycle. To help make his case, he's just set several land speed records on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Aboard his Zero S steed ...

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    Official: KillaJoule 3-wheel electric motorcycle hits record 216.5 mph at Bonneville

    "My hobbies are fast cars and fast women," Cruiser famously said in Bill Murray's 1981 hit comedy "Stripes." Well, Cruiser, one out of two ain't bad. Last week, Eva Håkansson, who's been hard at work building her KillaJoule high-speed electric motorcycle for the past couple of years, set ...

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    Official: Jetta Hybrid sets world speed record at 185 mph

    After blasting down the Bonneville Salt Flats at 185 miles per hour, the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is now the "world's fastest hybrid," according to VW. The modified Jetta Hybrid was driven by Motor Trend Associate Road Test Editor Carlos Lago, and the official speed was 185.394 mph (298.363 ...

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    Video: Lightning Motorcycles raises land speed record to 215.960 mph, starts taking orders

    Rider Paul Thede with Lightning SuperBike in LSR clothing – Click above to watch video after the jump
    There's just no satisfying certain people's need for speed. While some might have been content with shattering the electric motorcycle land speed record (LSR) at a Southern California ...

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    206.079 MPH! Lightning Motorcycles sets electric motorcycle land speed record at Bonneville

    Rider Paul Thede with Lightning Motorcycles bike in with APS-Ω LSR configuration
    Lightning Motorcycles has just demolished the electric motorcycle land speed record (LSR) with a set of Southern California Timing Association (SCTA) certified runs averaging 206.079 miles per hour. Wearing a ...

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    Lightning Motorcycles hits 166 miles per hour at Bonneville

    Lightning Motorcycles at Bonneville - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Suddenly, we've got a competition on our hands. While it didn't seem likely that any other electric motorcycle manufacturers would even attempt to top Mission Motors' recent 150-plus mile per hour record run for a ...

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    How to go 133 miles per hour with just 50ccs

    So, do you need a really big engine to go fast? Certainly not if you are metal fabricator John Buddenbaum or Eric Noyes, an engineer from NASA's Ames Research Center. This dynamic duo recently set out to go as fast as possible with as small an engine as possible, and we'd say they must have met ...

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    Autoblog Green Podcast #10

    Autoblog Green hits podcast number 10, which has us talking about Martin Eberhard's move at Tesla, for starters. The car is still on track, regardless of management. We've got a couple of interviews, one with Nick Kovics from Ballard Power Systems about the fuel cell work they've been doing with ...

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    Tuesday Salt Flats fuel cell update: Ford and OSU speeds continue to climb

    Click on the team photo for a high res gallery of the action at BonnevilleOn Tuesday, the Ford and Ohio State teams continued their efforts to establish land speed records for fuel cell powered vehicles at the Bonneville Salt Flats. After an initial qualifying run on their first day at 161 mph, ...

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    Exclusive: Live shots of the Ford Hydrogen Fusion 999

    Cilck on the Hydrogen Fusion 999 for a high res gallery of the reveal digg_url = ''; Ford unveiled the Hydrogen Fusion 999 (formerly known as the fusion XV1) at their Dearborn Development Center today during a ...

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    AutoblogGreen Exclusive: Ford Fusion XV1 is going to Bonneville!

    var digg_url = ''; AutoblogGreen got a call from Ford this afternoon to let us know about a special new project they are working on. The team behind the HySeries Drive Edge is teaming up with Ohio ...

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    Diesel land speed record car makes its first run

    The JCB Dieselmax streamliner made its first run this past weekend on the Royal Air Force Wittering runways, where the land speed record hopeful will run testing sessions until early August.Running without its bodywork, the diesel-fueled, 1500 hp, twin-engine car was push-started, appropriately ...


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