A group of British engineers is aiming to take the official land speed record for an electrical vehicle.

The team is set to attempt the 394km/h (245mph) record and to become the first to pass the 483km/h (300mph) barrier, in Nevada, US.

The bright orange, 10m-long (32ft) ABB e=motion car, is powered by variable speed drives and two 37kW motors…

Read the complete story: Electric Car Speed Record Attempt (BBC News)