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  • Yokohama/ACPropulsion Pikes-Peak Hill-Climb Vehicle

    For the past week or so the famous Pikes Peak in Colorado has rung with the sound of cars and motorcycles climbing the 12.42 mile course to its 14,110 foot summit. But yesterday for a few minutes, the mountain was a little quieter as an electric car climbed the summit, completing the would-renowned hill-climb course in a breathtaking 12 minutes and 20 seconds breaking the course record for an electric car which it set the previous year. Sponsored by tire firm Yokohama, the open-wheel Summit Motorsports race car powered by an AC Propulsion drivetrain showed the world that while General...

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