It is a common myth that electric cars don’t work well in the winter. Nothing could be further from the truth. In several aspects, the electric cars are actually better than conventional internal combustion cars during the winter.
Many of us start thinking about a new car during the winter. Perhaps you have discovered that your old car doesn’t want to start anymore, or you are tired of how bad it handles in the snow (provided that you live in an area that gets snow, of course). If you consider buying a new (or used) car this, you should take a close look at the electric cars. Many countries and states have generous tax credits or subsidies. However, some of these tax [...]
At 270.224 mph (434 km/h), the KillaJoule is the fastest electric motorcycle in the world. It has also made its rider and builder Eva Håkansson the world’s fastest woman on a motorcycle. But what makes KillaJoule so insanely fast? We are un-wrapping the bike and revealing all its secrets.
There are only two battery-powered vehicles that have achieved higher speeds and they are both four-wheeled cars: Buckeye Bullet 1 and 2.5 which both have been over 300 mph. They were built by Ohio State University large student teams, and they have budgets that are at least ten times larger than the KillaJoule budget.
On a shoestring budget
While speaking of budget, let’s [...]