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Hyundai Motor America has set the new land speed record for an FIA-approved production-based hybrid vehicle by reaching 157.825 mph. Timed at Utah’s famous Bonneville Salt Flats, the nitrous-injected vehicle was also able to hit a peak exit speed of 160.7 mph. As you might expect, owners of the Prius-competitive Ioniq hybrid won’t be able […]

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Ohio State University, in cooperation with Monaco-based luxury carmaker Venturi, again established a new electric world land speed record in the VBB-3 prototype race car. The sleek black and red rocket of a land speed racer with a drag coefficient of only .13, completed two runs on the 11-mile Bonneville Salt Flats course in Utah […]

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Two new powerful electric cars will be unveiled this September. The Sustainable MotoExpo, held in the UK, will be the occasion for the world exclusive unveiling of two new Bluebird cars. The Bluebird name is said to be synonymous with cutting-edge technology and record-breaking, a tradition continued by Don Wales, grandson of Sir Malcolm Campbell […]

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Drayson Racing Technologies and Michelin entered in a strategic partnership that will begin with an assault on the FIA World Electric Land Speed Record on June 25. Michelin is now the official tire partner of Drayson Racing Technologies (DRT), whose cars will run exclusively on Michelin rubber in the build up to the inaugural 2014/15 […]

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