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Formula E: The electric car race generates buzz in Malaysia

As the Formula One season ends, a new series takes its place -- but instead of internal combustion engines, these new cars pack lithium-ion batteries and motors that sound like TIE Fighters.

By November 24, 2014

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Polestar takes world's safest car to the track

Volvo's reputation for safety is unparalleled, but that doesn't mean the cars can't also be fun. Tuner company Polestar lets CNET editor Wayne Cunningham drive laps in its special-edition S60.

By September 24, 2014

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Australian team smashes 26-year-old electric car world record

UNSW's Sunswift eVe has broken a long-standing electric car speed record and now shifts gears to make the car street-legal. And CNET got to take the car for a spin.

By July 23, 2014

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Nissan cranks 400 horsepower from three cylinders

Nissan announced specifications for the gasoline engine component of its ZEOD hybrid gas-electric race car, which will compete in the 24 hours of Le Mans and FIA endurance races.

By January 27, 2014

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Privacy ruling forces Google to delete racy images

Google must remove from its search results photos of the former Formula One president at a sex party, a French court rules.

By November 6, 2013

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FIA tests fighter jet canopy on F1 cars, but teams object

The FIA Institute has been testing the feasibility of closed cockpit designs in the most awesome way possible -- by blasting various canopies with a 20kg wheel fired from a giant canon.

By July 18, 2011

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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 June 27, 2013

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Formula E electric-car race adds Los Angeles venue

Los Angeles welcomed the new Formula E series, which kicks off next year, becoming the eighth city to sign on to the electric-car race.

By April 23, 2013

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Fueling the fires of Ferrari Formula One

We go behind the scenes with Ferrari Formula One, and into the team's unique Shell fuel and oil lab. How much of a difference can this liquid fire actually make in a race?

By March 14, 2013

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Toyota returns to 2012 Le Mans 24 Hours with LMP1 hybrid race car

Toyota returns to Le Mans 24 Hours in 2012 with a new race car powered by a petrol hybrid powertrain.

By October 15, 2011