Ah, races around the world — so much fun. I have to admit, I’m a sucker for around-the-world stories, ever since Around the World in Eighty Days. From what I hear, two electric car teams are in competition to become the first to circle the world only powered by electricity. Here’s the story from Chris DeMorro of sister site Gas2 (enough Friday Fun for you yet?):
Two Electric Car Teams Vying To Be The First To Circle The World (via Gas 2.0)
The older I get, the more I subscribe to certain truisms, and it seems to me that truth really is stranger than fiction. Over a hundred years ago, Jules Verne penned “Around The World In 80 Days”, a story about a wager to travel the width of the world in the ascribed amount of time. Electric car…
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