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    Official: Prince Albert unveils Venturi VBB-3, world's most powerful EV [w/videos]
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    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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    Official: Ohio State team moves EV Salt Flats speed tests back home
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    The Ohio State Center for Automotive Research (OSU CAR) may be moving speed tests for what may be the world's fastest electric vehicle about 1,700 miles away from its original Utah destination, but, hey, that's theoretically just a tidy four-hour drive at full speed. This month, Ohio State, which ...

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    Official: OSU, Venturi EV aims for world speed record in September: 435 mph
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    Top that, Wolverines! Ohio State University is once again teaming with Venturi in an effort to set land-speed records for electric vehicles, with the team's next escapade set for September. Meet the third Buckeye Bullet, also known as the Venturi VBB-3. OSU, known among other things for a pretty ...

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    Official: Ohio State discovery reveals flaw that may shorten lithium-ion battery life
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    Just because winter break is coming up for many students doesn't mean it's a bad time for a chemistry lesson. This one comes courtesy of Ohio State University and poses new questions about the functional lifetime of a typical lithium-ion battery as used in a hybrid or battery electric vehicle. A ...

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    Ohio State University claims another electric speed record with Buckeye Bullet
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    2010 Ohio State University Buckeye Bullet – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As they have for the past several years, the kids from Ohio State University made the trek out to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah this month to see how fast they could go without emitting any pollutants. ...

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    Buckeye Bullet 2 claims land speed record for fuel cell vehicles, 300.992 mph
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    We first heard about the Buckeye Bullet 2 about two years ago when we were covering the Ford Fusion 999 land speed record project. The student engineering team from The Ohio State University was collaborating with engineers from Ford and the two teams shared data on improving performance of the ...

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    Hertz puts the hurt on Zipcar at OSU
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    The Ohio State University like a few alt-fuel cars: the Buckeye Bullet 2, hydrogen-powered golf carts and Zipcar/Flexcar. Well, scratch that last one. OSU has decided to give the campus car-sharing contract to Connect by Hertz instead of Zipcar. The exact reason for the switch was not disclosed, ...

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    The Ohio State University studies the impact on our air from light trucks, SUVs and minivans
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    We often write about the problems associated with the huge numbers of light trucks, SUV's and minivans here in America. It's true: The highest volume of vehicles sold are trucks like the Ford F-150, Chevy Silverado, Dodge Ram, Nissan Titan and now the new Toyota Tundra. Minivans are still pretty ...

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    Ohio State University: fuel cells use cow-power. Or, puke for power?
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    Let's just get this out of the way first. EWWWWW (not ewe)! OK, done. I'm not entirely sure what "rumen fluid" is, but I already don't like the sound of it. Apparently, it is fluid from the largest chamber of a cow stomach. Reseachers at Ohio State are using the "microbe-rich" fluid, which is ...

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    Ohio State develops dye-sensitive solar cells at 25% the cost of silicon cells
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    We love solar power due to the fact that it could potentially power your electric car completely carbon free. Well, besides what would be emitted by the creation of the solar cells in the first place, but that topic is for another time. Although solar cells are not efficient enough yet to make it ...

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    The Buckeye Bullet 2 - A hydrogen fuel cell land speed record car
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    In the interest of full disclosure, let me first tell you all that I am a huge Buckeye fan. I do live in Ohio, mind you, and I grew up in a family which always had a full supply of Ohio State paraphernalia to choose from. Please, do me a big favor, and let this one mention of the state of Florida ...

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    The Ohio State University granted $1.6 million by Department of Energy for hydrogen research
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    It is no secret that the "hydrogen economy," as proposed, requires very large amounts of hydrogen if it will ever come to reality. One reason proponents of hydrogen as fuel wish to pursue their ideas is because hydrogen is in no short supply, being that it is a part of water, helping to make it the ...

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    Wired NextFest Report: Wrap-up and more advanced vehicles
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    (Editor's note: to read the rest of Derrick's NextFest coverage, click here)Overall, Wired's NextFest certainly wasn't the Paris Motor Show, nor was it meant to be. Instead, it was a gathering of new technologies in many different fields. On the positive side, I'd say that if there was any ...

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    WIRED NextFest Report: Ohio State's 300+ mph electric car
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    The very first exhibit just beyond the turnstiles at WIRED's NextFest was Ohio State's 31-foot long, 2-foot wide electric car named the Buckeye Bullet. Its claim to fame: the fastest electric car in the world. In May 2000, a group of engineering students at Ohio State began building an electric ...

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    Wired NextFest Report: Overview
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    Just got back from NextFest. Dubbed Wired's version of a new world's fair, NextFest brought together more than 130 exhibitors bearing new technologies in a plethora of fields from all over the globe. Given that it's being held just 3 short subway stops from my apartment, I couldn't quite think of a ...

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