Tech news tagged ‘car’

University of Cambridge students resolve to win World Solar Challenge

Cambridge students are aiming to be the first British winners of the World Solar Challenge, the 3,000km race from Darwin to Adelaide, which takes place in October.

Their new solar car – “Resolution” – rewrites the rulebook for green vehicles, boasts the university. The prototype built by engineers at the University…

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Lord Drayson sets world speeding record for lightweight electric car

Aston University is proudly boasting that an alumnus, a Lord no less, has set a world speeding record for a lightweight electric car.

Lord Drayson – founder of Drayson Racing in 2007 – was driving the Lola B12 69/EV vehicle and hit a top speed of 204.2mph, beating the previous…

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