Student made electric car breaks speed record

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Electric vehicles are arguably better for the environment than traditional cars.

But do they appeal to our need for speed. CCTV America’s Rachelle Akuffo reports.

Student made electric car breaks speed record

Student made electric car breaks speed record

Electric vehicles are arguably better for the environment than traditional cars. But do they appeal to our need for speed. CCTV America's Rachelle Akuffo reports.
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  • The student-made car gets great mileage, travels at record-breaking speeds and it’s 100 percent electric.
  • It’s not the first time these speed-loving engineers from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology’s AMZ team have broken records.  Last year, they set a world record with a car that accelerated from zero to 100 kilometers per hour in just 1.785 seconds in the space of 26 meters.