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Nissan Reveals Tiny Engine For Electric ZEOD Le Mans Racer

Nissan Reveals Tiny Engine For Electric ZEOD Le Mans Racer

Downsizing isn't just a concept reserved for road-going vehicles--the world of motor racing is adopting the theory too. Smaller engines, turbocharging and hybrid technology is all the rage, with this year's F1 grid adopting all three in an effort to remain relevant. Nissan's ZEOD RC Le Mans car is... read more

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2014 Nissan ZEOD RC Le Mans Garage 56 electric race car

Nissan's Electric Le Mans Car Tested By Gamer-Turned-Racer

Nissan has chosen Spanish video game to race-car driver sensation Lucas Ordóñez to test and develop the ZEOD RC electric race car ahead of its Le Mans debut... read more August 22, 2013 by

Honda NSX Concept-GT

Honda NSX Concept-GT: Honda's Hybrid Racer Revealed

Honda and Acura can't resist teasing us with its latest hybrid sports car, the NSX. We've seen concepts and disguised production models, and now there's a race car ready to... read more August 16, 2013 by

"Stella" World Solar Challenge Car (Image: Solar Team Eindhoven)

Entrant In World Solar Car Challenge Is 'Family Sedan,' Sort Of

We're always interested in following the progress of competitors in the World Solar Challenge--a solar-powered race across Australia--but as our readers regularly point out... read more July 25, 2013 by 20

Nissan ZEOD RC electric race car live photos, 24 Hours of Le Mans, 2013

Electric Race Cars, From The Dragstrip To Pikes Peak (Photo Gallery)

Electric cars are certainly becoming a more familiar sight on the roads these days, but in the ultra-competitive world of professional motor sport they're also beginning to... read more July 19, 2013 by 1

AMZ Racing Team's Formula Student electric racing car (Image: AMZ Racing Team)

Electric Race Car Victorious In Student Motorsport Event

Want to know where the next generation of race car engineers are going to come from? Chances are they'll have taken part in one of the many Formula Student at some point... read more July 13, 2013 by 4

Nissan ZEOD RC electric race car live photos, 24 Hours of Le Mans, 2013

Nissan Unveils ZEOD Electric Race Car Prototype At Le Mans

The 24 Heures du Mans endurance race, held at Circuit de la Sarthe in France, is the world's most famous endurance car race. It's also a hotbed of automotive technology... read more June 26, 2013 by 0

2013 Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution II electric race car

Mitsubishi Electric Race Car To Tackle Pikes Peak Hill Climb Once Again

Mitsubishi caused a stir at last year's Pikes Peak hill climb with its electric i-MiEV Evolution race car, and the team is returning this year to challenge for overall... read more May 17, 2013 by 1

Strategic Recovery Institute EV1

Electric Racer Runs Baja Peninsula Endurance Race, Sadly Retires

Electric motorsport might seem a bit superficial--defining the future of transportation by something as uncouth as speed and excitement. The reality couldn't be further from... read more May 3, 2013 by 2

Aston Martin Hybrid Hyrdogen Rapide S

Hydrogen Aston Martin Rapide Completes First Racing Lap, Many More To Follow

Aston Martin has achieved its target of completing a racing lap around one of the world's toughest tracks--on hydrogen fuel. The hydrogen-powered Aston Martin Rapide S made... read more April 30, 2013 by 3

2013 Aston Martin Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S race car

Aston Martin Rapide Hydrogen Racer To Debut Next Month

Aston Martins evoke images of racing success and James Bond, but green technology hasn't often been at the top of the company's agenda. Times change though, and next month... read more April 12, 2013 by 1

Westfield iRacer electric sports car

Westfield iRacer: Electric Sports Car Makes Track Debut (Video)

The Westfield sports car company isn't widely known out of its UK home, but the firm has a long history of light-weight sports cars, many based on the classic Lotus 7 shape... read more April 8, 2013 by 2

Red Bull Racing during testing for the 2013 Formula One season

F1 Racing's Focus Turns To 2014's More Fuel Efficient Engines

The 2013 Formula One racing season is already underway--and already causing controversy--but from an engineering standpoint much of the focus is already on 2014. That's... read more March 25, 2013 by 0

Aston Martin Rapide S

Hydrogen-Powered Aston Martin Rapide To Hit The Track In 2013

Fuel cells aren't the only way to use hydrogen as a fuel in vehicles--burning it works too. That's exactly what Aston Martin will be doing at the Nurburgring 24-hour race... read more March 7, 2013 by 18

2012 Nissan Leaf Nismo RC electric race car

Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Racer: Video Update

The Nissan Leaf Nismo RC race car may have only turned a wheel in anger once outside of demo runs, but that doesn't make it any less exciting. At a glance, you might think it... read more February 11, 2013 by 0

2014 Mazda Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D diesel race car at Daytona

Mazda Diesel Daytona Racer Used Synthetic Fuel

One of the more hotly-anticipated cars of this year is the diesel variant of Mazda's new 6 sedan. It's a striking car on the outside, but its efficient clean diesel engine... read more February 5, 2013 by 1


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