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Drive, Lola, drive: electric car breaks land speed record

An electric racing car by the name of Lola has just raced past the land speed record for electric vehicles (EVs).

By 28 June 2013

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Dispatch from the desert: Speed Scotland hopes to break land speed record

Speed Scotland attempts to set a new world land speed record at the 62nd Annual Bonneville Speed Week.

By 18 August 2010

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New land speed record--for sofas

A British man rigged a sofa to drive 92 miles per hour, setting a new land speed record.

By 17 May 2007

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Bloodhound SSC: Breaking the sound barrier and on to 1,000mph -- on four wheels

The British team behind Bloodhound SSC, a project that might see a car travel faster than 1,000mph. XCAR finds out what goes into building a land speed record breaking car and what obstacles stand in the way of this technological feat.

1 February 2014

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10 must-see videos of the week

The latest Samsung Galaxy S5 rumors, tech tips for enjoying the big game, and the amazing origins of the Sony Walkman.

By 1 February 2014

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Bloodhound SSC: Breaking the boundaries

Practical mechanics escapes many people. Others can happily maintain a bicycle, or build their own engine. But how many people can build a car capable of over 1,000mph? These people can.

By 28 January 2014

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We drive the fastest Skoda in the world

They say Skodas are slow, but not this one. This Skoda Octavia vRS can hit 227.080 mph. Really.

By 14 August 2013

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DARPA's Cheetah becomes fastest legged robot

DARPA's back with another fear-inducing animal robot. You can try to outrun the Cheetah, but you'll probably fail, so here's to our new robot overlords.

By 6 March 2012

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Harley-Davidson Museum opens its bizarre archives

The Harley-Davidson Museum's Collection X features some of the company's oddities and artifacts collected during the history of motorcycle culture and construction.

By 15 July 2011

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The Bluebird Electric, Europe's fastest EV, will be shown at EcoVelocity

The Bluebird Electric, Europe's fastest EV, will be featured at Metro's green motor festival EcoVelocity, from September 8 to 11 at Battersea Power Station.

By 30 June 2011