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Racing Car With Electric Drive (W/Video)

Featured Image: FOR ILLUSTRATION ONLY. Canada Grande Prix 2008. Lap1 Turn 1. Lewis, Robert, Kimi, Fernando, Nico, and Felipe all hold their positions. Nick goes wide behind Barrichello. CREDIT: Mark McArdle SOURCE: Wikipedia (Public Domain) 

From Science Daily

Apr. 26, 2013 — Drive technology has an electric future — of this Fraunhofer research scientists are in no doubt. At the Sensor + Test measurement fair in Nuremberg from May 14 -16, they will use an electric racing car to present novel solutions for battery management and electronic sensor systems together with an industry partner. The scientists are following a new trend, as even FIA, the governing body for world motor sport, federation of the world’s leading motoring organizations and organizer of Formula 1, is planning a racing series for electric vehicles. . . . Read Complete Report


And while on the subject of Electric Race Cars. . . take a ride in one! 

From youtube uploaded by 3312cdfp5674

EV West Electric BMW M3 E36 Pikes Peak Race Car Drifts and Burnouts

Published on Oct 7, 2012

The Electric BMW M3 E36 from Pikes Peak built by EV West at Oceanside Motorsports for a BMW CCA event with Bill Caswell as a guest speaker. The M3 does some drifts and i catch a ride on it. Credit to Neil for the awesome driving. . . Description published w/video.

Detroit Electric unveils “fastest pure-electric production car on the market” (+) Who Killed the Electric Car? (Full Documentary)

Photo: Only 999 SP.01’s will be built. Starting price: US$135,000.  SOURCE: gizmag.com.

From GizMag.com By  April 4, 2013

High-performance electric cars have been around for some years now, but despite the fact that Detroit and the electric car go back a long way, no all-electric supercars have been built in the Motor City. That is, until now. After giving us a bit of a tease last month, Detroit Electric has taken the wraps off its Limited-edition SP.01. According to its maker, the SP.01 is not only the “first pure electric sports car” to come out of Detroit, but it’s also reportedly the fastest, and the first to be fully integrated with a smartphone. . . . Read Complete Report w/slide show

From youtube uploaded by northbayview

Detroit Electric Unveils SP:01

Published on Apr 3, 2013

Detroit Electric SP:01 all electric2-seat sports car unveiled in Detroit on April 3, 2013.


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Who Killed The Electric Car? (Full Documentary)

Published on Jul 21, 2012

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Is The Electronic Cigarette Healthy? Can This Be The Future of Smoking? (w/Video)

Photo: “I’m Ronald Reagan and I approve this AD.” SOURCE Library of Congress.

from Healthy Lifestyle Tips

The use of electronic cigarettes have recently grabbed the attention of countless tobacco users worldwide. Are they really a healthier and cheaper alternative to traditional cigarettes? Creators and product users now say you can enjoy a cheaper, healthier cigarette without the bad smells, second-hand smoke, or cancer causing chemicals. With these huge claims, we decided to investigate the electronic cigarette for our readers. A few of the benefits claimed from using the electronic cigarette: . . . Read Complete Report

Electronic Cigarettes are quickly becoming the “Go To” product for a safer, healthier way to smoke. (video credit: The David Letterman Show)

from youtube

FOX News Electronic Cigarette Report – Best E-Cig Reviews

Uploaded on Jan 7, 2011

Read the electronic cigarette reviews @http://www.jennyreviews.com/?s=+best+e-cigs+reviews

Robotics: Students designing an omnidirectional sphere-wheeled electric motorcycle (W/Video)

from GizMag


September 14, 2012

Thanks to gyros, accelerometers and sophisticated control mechanisms, remaining upright on a two-wheeled vehicle is no longer quite the balancing act it might once have been, even when at a standstill. Visions of future mobility like Honda’s U3-X take such ideas in whole new directions, quite literally, by including multi-directional capabilities, and concepts such as Supple go even further still by ditching wheels altogether in favor of balls. It’s this freedom of movement that inspired a group of students from the Charles W Davidson College Of Engineering at San Jose State University to begin work on the ambitious Spherical Drive System (SDS) electric motorcycle. . . . Read Complete Report