Tag: Drag Race

Jul 27, 2019 - 01:56 pm

Electric dragster breaks records

Racing legend Don “Big Daddy” Garlits has counted more than 87 outings, but that has proved no reason for him to slow down. He recently beat his previously held record on a quarter mile drag race with his new electric dragster: 189 mp/h.

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Sep 2, 2016 - 08:12 am

Bleu Indy, drag race, Kyoto, events.

Video tip I: Consumer Reports has vistited the all-electric carsharing scheme Blue Indy in Indianapolis. The Bolloré system seems to be enjoying quite a success in the U.S.
youtube.com via cleantechnica.com

Video tip II: In this drag race, it’s vertical versus horizontal, as a Porsche 918 Spyder takes on the Red Bull Air Racer. The race also includes a spectacular turning manoeuvre on the ground and above.

Click tip: The e-ebike Kyoto from Karmic Bikes was developed just for women. The aluminium frame comes in three sizes and the 500 Wh battery allows for 50 miles of range.

Events for the upcoming week: Intelligent transport systems (Sep 05; Brussels, Belgium) ++ European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (Sep 06-09; Karlsruhe, Germany) ++ WOCOMOCO World Collaborative Mobility Congress (Sep 07-08; Warsaw, Poland) ++ Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Expo (Sep 07-09; Osaka, Japan) ++ Alperia ECO-dolomites (Sep 08-10; Dolomites, Italy) ++ You can find a complete list of upcoming industry events at electrive.com/calendar

Jul 2, 2015 - 08:40 am

Drag race, IDTechEx.

Video tip: A mini drag race saw the European champion sprinter Dafne Schippers compete against the ultra-efficient solar car Nuna 8 by the TU Delft. The somewhat surprising outcome of this pitch between a human and a machine can be explained by the short distance. It is all about getting off the block first.
youtube.com (in German), youtube.com (amateur video)

Research tip: With the rise of hybrids and EVs, connected industries, such as power electronics for these vehicles, grow as well. A new study by IDTechEx predicts 40 – 70% growth over the next decade, with the market leaping to 86 billion dollars in 2025, from 16 billion in 2014.
idtechex.com (report), idtechex.com


Apr 22, 2015 - 08:27 am

PEV sales prediction, Ultimate drag race.

Research tip: Frost & Sullivan expect sales of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles to further grow from 304,683 in 2014 to 466,407 units this year. While our number of the day does not necessarily back this prediction, the analysts are positive that the States will lead globally with a market share of 36 percent followed by Europe (27 percent) and China with 24 percent forecasted.
frost.com via prnewswire.com

Video tip: The “ultimate drag race” has taken place in Italy and saw the Energica EGO competing with a Tesla Roadster, a Model S P85D, a BMW 1000RR HP4, a Ferrari 458 and a Zero S. Tune in for almost two minutes of ultimate EV fun!
youtube.com via insideevs.com

Jan 21, 2015 - 09:04 am

Ready, set, gone.

The Tesla Model S P85D left a 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat in its dust at a drag race at Palm Beach International Raceway. And since it was already on a roll, the Tesla also set a new record with a quarter-mile time of 11.6 seconds and a speed through the finish of 114.6 mph.
youtube.com via greencarreports.com

Found on electrive.com
27.07.2019 13:22