Speed Record for Electric Cars to be Challenged

A British team is about to challenge the six-year-old record for fastest electric vehicle (245 MPH) , racing down a Nevada state highway closed today for the occasion. The car has two motors from ABB Ltd., a variable speed transmission and 52 12 Volt car batteries- a lot of lead but at least they are rechargeable. This sounds better than the previous winner, where the car was powered by thousands of AA batteries. ::Guardian or :ABB by [LA]