With battery cell technology improvements adding more power per weight electrics are coming closer to liquid fuel cars. The KillaCycle, an electric drag bike, posted the fastest quarter-mile time by an electric vehicle, 8.16 seconds â€” that's 2.36 seconds off the nitromethane world record for drag bikes set by Larry "Spiderman" McBride last year.
Implications - The environment has become a topic that most people are concerned about. As the eco-friendly culture spreads, more and more industries will need to begin looking into greener products. In order for society to continue viewing companies in a good light, they must embrace a green attitude. The automobile industry has become a shining example of incorporating this consumer concern.