By on January 2, 2008

altair066.jpgFox Business reports that a lithium-titanate-powered dragster has set a new electric vehicle speed record for the quarter mile. Dennis "Kilowatt" Berube drove the Current Eliminator V into history on Sunday. The Eliminator clocked-in with a 7.963-second quarter mile run, during which man and machine reached 160.65 mph. Berube actually broke the record twice. Earlier in the same day, he bested the current (no pun intended) EV quarter mile record. On his second run, he set the new new one. While the Eliminator thusly eliminates the electric vehicle's golf cart rep, we doubt it can go 250 miles on a single charge and then recharge in three hours. Then again, neither can any other electric car…

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