Lightweight Electric Vehicle Sets World Land Speed Record at 155.8 mph

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A new lightweight electric car has won over the title of the “fastest car” in their class. Electric Blue, the name of the EV, is the work of 130 students over a 7 year period. The group of BYU engineering students have managed to build an electric car to set the world land speed record, averaging 155.8 mph over the two required qualifying runs, one of which they even reached 175 mph.

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Better than a sweet sixteen: High schoolers build world’s most efficient electric car

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If you thought getting asked to prom was exciting, try setting the world record for most efficient electric car before you can even drive.  Students from DeLaSalle High School in Kansas City are awaiting confirmation from the Guinness Book of World Records that a vehicle they built for a class project sets a new world record for fuel efficiency.

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