9/11/2013

With the achievement of sustained speeds topping 180 mph, some advanced electric vehicles show the potential to compete with their internal-combustion racing counterparts, says electric-vehicle pioneer John Waters. "Electric cars have inherent advantages in efficiency and torque over gasoline-powered vehicles. Energy storage-to-torque on an EV platform is above 90% efficient, compared to less than 35% for internal combustion engines," Waters notes.

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