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Supersonic Eco Cars

The Touch Down Car Tackles Some Serious Speed Records

— June 16, 2010 — Autos
Unless you're racing to get to the grocery store in six seconds or less, this Touch Down electric car is probably not the vehicle you'd drive to run errands. The Touch Down car is the newest earth-friendly auto that is built to reach the same speeds as a 747. This makes it incredibly convenient--for instance, if you're late for a job interview, it can help you get there as quick as possible.

Designer Guo Ke has certainly brought the racetrack to the street with the in-wheel drive and low-built chassis. The Touch Down car is powered by six solar batteries so you know you won't be running out of juice while cruising the freeway at a gentle 450 mph.
Trend Themes
1. Supersonic Electric Vehicles - The Touch Down car demonstrates the potential for electric vehicles to achieve speeds comparable to traditional gasoline-powered cars.
2. In-wheel Drive Technology - The in-wheel drive system of the Touch Down car presents an opportunity for disruptive innovation in electric vehicle propulsion.
3. Solar-powered Transportation - The use of six solar batteries in the Touch Down car highlights the potential for solar energy to power high-speed vehicles.
Industry Implications
1. Automotive - The Touch Down car showcases the possibilities for innovation in the electric vehicle industry, particularly in terms of speed and energy efficiency.
2. Renewable Energy - The integration of solar batteries in the Touch Down car suggests opportunities for the renewable energy industry to support the transportation sector with sustainable power solutions.
3. Green Technology - The Touch Down car exemplifies the potential for disruptive innovation in the green technology industry by combining high performance with eco-friendly features.
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