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    Japanese automakers interested in Eliica EV technology?

    Hiroshi Shimizu is an inventor, and his electric Eliica concept car actually works. In fact, with eight wheels, each powered by its own electric motor, the $5 million EV can reportedly hit 60 miles per hour in just four seconds and has a ridiculous top speed of 200 mph. It's safe to say that ...

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    Team behind Eliica EV to build electric shuttle bus for Japan

    Eliica concept electric car - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've always been fond of the Eliica (Electric Lithium-Ion Car) eight-wheeled electric car, which was designed and built by researchers of Keio University in Japan a few years back. Seriously, how can you not like such an ...

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    Eliica - the most electric thing on eight wheels

    Click above image for a gallery of the Eliica
    There simply has to be a word missing in the most recent press release about the unusual eight-wheeled Eliica electric car. The release ends with the line: "The team would like to receive corporate sponsorship to build 200 of the four-passenger ...

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    Shelby SuperCars building worlds fastest electric car?

    Shelby SuperCars, the American company behind the Ultimate Aero, the worlds fastest gas-powered production car (pictured above), has announced they will unveil the worlds fastest electric car, the Ultimate Aero EV in February of 2009. They say they won't wait years to release it to a salivating ...

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    Six minute long video about the Eliica electric vehicle from Japan

    You may have seen our previous coverage of the Eliica eight-wheeled electric vehicle from Japan. If not, perhaps you were introduced to the vehicle by the Discovery Channel, as it was frequently seen on their show Future Car. Regardless, I hope you enjoy the above video of the vehicle, and the ...

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    Eliica 8-wheeler EV blows away Mitsu Evo in drag race

    Thoughts of the Eliica haven't surfaced since the Tokyo Motor Show in 2005. Now it's got a spot on YouTube racing a Lancer Evo. The entire video is in Japanese and much of it features interviews with whom I assume are engineers. But it's still a treat to see an 8-wheel car in action. Of course, ...


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