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Venturi Jamais Contente

Venturi Builds the Fastest and Most Powerful EV in the World

As part of its Venturi Global Challenges initiative, Venturi Automobiles is launching, in partnership with Ohio State University, a new electric vehicle world speed records program. With 3,000 HP, the 3rd generation Venturi Jamais Contente will be the most powerful electric car ever b
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2013 Electric Vehicle Rally

LITTLE ROCK, AR — The Electric Power Research Institute projects that more than 1.2 million plug-in electric vehicles will be deployed in the United States by 2015. Arkansas students are ahead of the curve as they have been exploring the technology for 10 years. The students are invol
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New Microbatteries a Boost for Electronics

CHAMPAIGN, IL — Though they be but little, they are fierce. The most powerful batteries on the planet are only a few millimeters in size, yet they pack such a punch that a driver could use a cellphone powered by these batteries to jump-start a dead car battery – and then recharge the
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Protean Electric Unveils Production In-Wheel Electric Drive System

DETROIT, MI — Protean Electric, the global leader of advanced in-wheel electric drive, today announces the debut of its production in-wheel motor at the 2013 Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress. Protean Electric Chairman and CEO Bob Purcell will unveil the production Protea
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Preproduction model of the Fiat 500e. Copyright FIAT. All rights reserved.

Consumers Can Now Purchase or Lease 2013 FIAT 500e

AUBURN HILLS, MI —  FIAT Brand North America is helping to make it easy for California residents to purchase or lease the all-new 2013 Fiat 500e when the electric vehicle (EV) goes on sale in the Golden State this summer. The FIAT brand’s 500e retail plan addresses concerns that
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