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Drayson Racing electric car sets new world speed record

Drayson Racing electric car sets new world speed record

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23051252

"Drayson Racing Technologies has broken the world land speed record for a lightweight electric car.

Its Lola B12 69/EV vehicle hit a top speed of 204.2mph (328.6km/h) at a racetrack at RAF Elvington in Yorkshire...."

Brian H | June 25, 2013

Final paragraph: "The problem is that making an electric car go faster is relatively straightforward. Making it go further and become more practical is infinitely more difficult, and that's down to the basic physics of how batteries store energy and release it."