Grimsel smashes world record for electric car acceleration

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Grimsel smashes world record for electric car acceleration

Student-built EV accelerated to 100kph in just over 1.51 seconds, stamping on previous 1.78 second EV world record

An electric racing car built by a group of students in Switzerland has broken the world record for fastest acceleration by a battery-powered vehicle. The car, which was developed by students at ETH...

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