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Racing EVs

Racing electric vehicles, including the incredible TTXGP and eRoadRacing electric motorbike racing series.

Mercedes-Benz Electric Cars at the Silvretta Rallye - BRABUS Smart ForTwo, Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL and Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive

Mercedes at Silvretta

For the fourth time in a row, Mercedes-Benz had the largest electric fleet participating atthe  Silvretta E-Auto Rallye in Montafon. A special premiere at Mercedes-Benz shows that electric mobility has arrived already on the market. As the first customers Klaus Ambacher and Klaus Ege meet with their fuel cell vehicle the high alpine challenges: “We

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Mitsubishi MIEV Evolution II

Mitsubishi MiEV II Pikes Peak

Mitsubishi Motors’ (MMC) team[1] of seasoned drivers Greg Tracy and Hiroshi Masuoka clocked both the first- and second-best times in the qualifying round in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb’s (PPIHC)[2] Electric Division. During the qualifying session held for the Electric Division on June 27, Greg Tracy clocked the quickest time in the Electric Division

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Nissan’s Electric Le Mans

Nissan unveils Le Mans prototype plans with world’s fastest electric racing car. Nissan ZEOD RC will utilise the same lithium battery technology as used in the award-winning Nissan Leaf The Nissan ZEOD RC will achieve speeds in excess of 300km/h Multiple electric drivetrain technologies to be tested before racing in 2014 Le Mans 24 Hour

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TMG EV P002 Pikes Peak

Toyota EV Returns to Pikes Peak

TOYOTA Motorsport GmbH (TMG) has sent a revised TMG EV P002 to Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to defend its electric title. Based on data gained from last year’s record-breaking run of 10mins 15.380secs, engineers at TMG’s electric vehicle technology centre have generated more  performance from the TMG powertrain to further improve that mark. The

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eO PP01 - Electric Supercar

eO PP01 Electric Pikes Peak

Alternative motorsport company eO is creating a fully electric supercar to attempt a record breaking ascent to the Pikes Peak summit in Colorado, USA. The ambitious rookie entry at the world famous hill climb competition on June 30th will be piloted by the Baltic touring car champion Janis Horeliks.     This year Pikes Peak

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OSCar eO at Dakar 2012

OSCar eO Off-Roader

The OSCar eO is the world’s first electric car to compete (and more importantly finish) in three of the world’s toughest off-road rallies covering a total of 18,000 km — “Dakar” and “Silk Way Rally” in 2012, and the “Africa Eco Race” in 2013. It certainly looks fantastic and has a specification to match it’s

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