TT Zero Clean Emissions Motorcycle Race 2013
Gearing up for the 2013 races which will be held as part of the historic TT races, here is some footage
of the races last year.
Aero-engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce is to sponsor the British Bloodhound project
to drive a car beyond 1,000mph. The company will provide financial as well as technical support. Its major involvement is to oversee the supercar's EJ200 jet engine, a Rolls power plant normally found in a Eurofighter-Typhoon. Bloodhound will use this jet to raise its speed to about 350mph before igniting a rocket motor to take it supersonic.
electric cars exceeding sales forecasts.
The motorway of the future plans include glowing heat gauges and glow in the dark paint
. While carmakers have raced to add the latest technologies to their vehicles, the roads they drive on have arguably failed to evolve at the same pace. Now, an odd couple based in the Netherlands hope to change that with visions of self-illuminating weather warning signs painted on to the tarmac, and a dedicated lane capable of recharging electric cars on the go.
Super-powered Battery Breakthrough
A new type of battery has been developed that, its creators say, could revolutionise the way we power consumer electronics and vehicles.
The Electric Car with a Kick
Could electric cars have more to offer, click here
to view this BBC article on the cutting-edge of car technology.