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New Guinness World Record: 507 Electric Cars In One Place

New Guinness World Record: 507 Electric Cars In One Place

Start those patriotic cheers, because the U.S. can now claim the record for most electric cars in one place. A judge from the Guinness Book of World Records certified on Saturday that 507 electric cars were gathered at an event in Cupertino, California, beating the total set at an event in Germany... read more

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2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI achieves a Guinness record-breaking 78 MPG

Volkswagen Passat TDI Smashes World Record With 78 MPG On U.S. Trip

Two drivers have set a new Guinness World Record for achieving the lowest fuel consumption in the lower 48 states in a non-hybrid car. Wayne Gerdes and co-driver Bob Winger... read more June 27, 2013 by  8


 
Irv Gordon's 3-million mile 1966 Volvo P1800 coupe

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Perfection? 1966 Volvo Nears 3 Million Miles

One of the more familiar perceptions of green vehicles is that the energy they require to build outweighs any benefits they may have in use. The reality couldn't be more... read more June 21, 2013 by  28


 
The open road

Electric Bikes, Cars To Convoy Across U.S., Set New Guinness Records

It's human nature to push the boundaries of what one can achieve, a trait clearly illustrated every time an electric car owner embarks upon a huge journey to prove it can be... read more May 6, 2013 by  0


 
Nissan Leafs break the world record for largest electric car convoy

Nissan Leaf Breaks Electric Car Convoy Record With 225 Cars

Agroup of Nissan Leaf owners from around the United Kingdom have broken the world record for the 'largest parade of electric vehicles'. With 225 Nissan Leafs and an overcast... read more November 27, 2012 by  5


 
2011 Nissan Leaf at 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Nissan Leaf Fails To Attempt Backwards Hillclimb Record

Last week we told you about Nissan’s plans to break some novel world records at the world-famous 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Unlike some of the other competitors... read more July 5, 2011 by  5


 
M. Allen Swift with his 1928 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Picadilly Roadster

Cars That Last And Last: Driving The Same One For 77 Years

We've all heard the stories about people who hang onto their cars for decades. Irv Gordon's 1966 Volvo P1800 is one; he's got more than 2.6 million miles on it now, after... read more February 4, 2011 by  12


 
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