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Le Mans Champions Make Electric Car Racing Real With 200MPH Car

Le Mans Champions Make Electric Car Racing Real With 200MPH Car

Back in December, we told you about a brand new electric race car that Former American Le Mans Series veterans Drayson Racing were planning on unveiling at the 2012 Low Carbon Racing Conference in Birmingham, England. At the time, we were told the all-electric race car -- called the B12/69EV --... read more

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Paul Drayson, Drayson Racing

Lola-Drayson Set To Unveil All-Electric Race Car In January

Former American Le Mans Series veterans Drayson Racing might not be racing electric cars as quickly as they’d hoped thanks to the cancellation of this year’s... read more December 16, 2011 by 


 
Toyota's GT300 Prius racer

Toyota Prius, Honda CR-Z Rumored To Take Part In GT300 Racing Series

Think of Japan’s Super GT Series, and you probably think of highly-tuned race car versions of rear-wheel drive production cars. But in in the 2012 GT300 class, the... read more December 7, 2011 by 


 
Traxxas XO-1 RC car

New Electric Sports Car Does 0-60 In 2.3 Seconds, But There’s A Catch...

Earlier on today we caught wind of a brand new electric car hitting the market just in time for the New Year. With classic sports car styling, a 0-60 time of 2.3 seconds and... read more December 2, 2011 by  3


 
Forza 4 Electric and Hybrid Cars

Want To Race An Electric Car or Hybrid? Now You Can, With Forza Motorsport 4

Okay. We admit it. Just like most automotive journalists, most of the team here at GreenCarReports love the thrill of power, speed and driving a really powerful car really... read more October 28, 2011 by 


 
The Think City racer, with Kevin McCloud (left) and Roger Saul (right)

BREAKING: EVCup Unplugs 2011 Racing Season, Blames Competitors

The organizers behind the 2011 EVCup have just announced that its 2011 season has been cancelled, with further racing events held off indefinitely. Launched back in January... read more October 7, 2011 by 


 
Chelsea Sexton Drives HER-02 Racer (WIRED Magazine)

Chelsea Sexton Meets Pikes Peak Champion, Takes HER For A Spin

Former EV-1 saleswoman, electric-vehicle advocate and electric car celebrity Chelsea Sexton recently learnt that despite what some may say, size isn’t everything... read more September 23, 2011 by 


 
FondTech E-11 electric race car prototype

What Will A Formula E Electric Race-Car Look Like? Here’s One Idea (VIDEO)

A few weeks ago we told you that the FIA governing body had announced its call for entrants for its new all-electric race car series, Formula E -- and now we’re... read more September 6, 2011 by  1


 
Toyota electric race car prototype live photos - Copyright High Gear Media

Toyota Shares Nürburgring Electric Car Record-Breaking Run (Video)

Yesterday we brought you news that a team from Toyota Motorsport had successfully smashed the electric car lap record at the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife race... read more August 31, 2011 by  1


 
Toyota electric race car prototype live photos - Copyright High Gear Media

Toyota Sets New Electric Car Lap Record At Nürburgring Nordschleife

Toyota has just announced that it has just set a new electric car lap record on the 12.93 mile Nürburgring Nodschleife race track in Germany, beating the previous record... read more August 30, 2011 by  5


 
Formulec EF01 Electric Racing Car

FIA Officially Calls For Entrants In Electric Formula E Race Series

It’s official: the largest FIA is creating a racing series devoted to the electric car. Called the Formula E, the series will launch in 2013 and is expected to attract... read more August 26, 2011 by  1


 
University of Michigan's Quantum Solar Racer. Image: Evan Doughety

University of Michigan's Quantum Solar Racer Laps Michigan

The World Solar Challenge race is a little over three months away, so if you’re the team from the University of Michigan, how do you prepare? You could spend late... read more July 15, 2011 by 


 
All ALMS' GTC-category cars use E85 Photo: Anne Proffit

Racing Goes Green: ALMS Focused On Reducing Environmental Impact

Automobile racing isn’t the first sport that comes to mind when one ponders alternative energy or environmental causes. That said, not all racing series are alike: the... read more July 13, 2011 by  4


 
Honda CR-Z Racer

Honda CR-Z Racer To Kick Its Tail At Le Mans

It seems like green cars hitting the race track is a trend this year, and now a 2011 Honda CR-Z Racer will make the rounds at this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race... read more June 9, 2011 by 


 
2011 TT Zero Motorcycle Race Winning Team MotoCzysz

2011 TT Zero: MotoCzysz Team Takes First, Second Places

This year’s TT Zero - annual all-electric version of the iconic Isle of Man TT Motorcycle Race, has been won by British motorcyclist Michael Rutter on his MotoCzysz... read more June 9, 2011 by  4


 
991206_Nascar

Electric Cars? Even NASCAR Drivers Want them

Think of motor racing in the U.S. and you’re likely to think of NASCAR. But while the race track may still be the ultimate celebration of high-power, high-octane... read more May 26, 2011 by  3


 
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