DeLaSalle Electric Car

  • Student-built DeLaSalle electric car

    A group of high school students from the DeLaSalle School in Kansas City, Mo., have set out to build an electric car aimed at setting a new world record for efficiency. Working closely with engineers from Bridgestone Americas' Technical Center in Akron, Ohio, the students have just concluded tests on their electric car at the tire company’s Texas Proving Grounds and believe they have already set a new record. The DeLaSalle electric car is based on the chassis of a 2000 Lola Indy Car but features a unique driveline, electric propulsion system and full, ultra light-weight aerodynamic body...

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