French automaker Venturi used to be known for its distinctive supercars, often turbocharged to give their humble mechanicals a lot more potency. After limited success, the company was rebooted around the turn of the century to focus on electric car technology. The company has since come out with a handful of pricey, oddball electric cars, while also pushing the technology to the limit, most famously with its series of VBB land speed record cars. DON'T MISS: 3000-HP Venturi Electric Car At Bonneville: Land Speed Record In One Class (Aug 2015) VBB is short for Venturi Buckeye Bullet, the name...
3000-HP Venturi Electric Car At Bonneville: Land Speed Record In One Class, Prior Title Still Stands (UPDATED)
Venturi Automobiles and Ohio State University will return to Bonneville to beat their previous speed record.Stephen Edelstein
2010 Detroit Auto Show: The Confusing Wrongness of Electric Avenue
Only four electric vehicles really matter at the Detroit Auto Show: the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, the 2012 Nissan Leaf, and the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, plus the current 2010 Tesla Roadster. They're on sale, or destined for volume production. The rest fall into two categories: low-volume...John Voelcker