GXE Breaks Speed Record
FLORIDA (2/29/2016) -- Genovation Cars is proud to announce a new top speed record achieved by its prototype high-performance all-electric Corvette, the Genovation eXtreme Electric or GXE. The vehicle was being tested at The Johnny Bohmer Proving Grounds, at Space Florida’s Shuttle Landing Facility, conducting research to improve vehicle performance. During the course of testing, the car broke the record for the Top Speed Street Legal Electric Car category with a speed of 186.8 mph on the date of February 23, 2016.
The record was certified by the International Mile Racing Association (IMRA). The previous record was 177…
Genovation Extreme Electric, the GXE, Will Make Its Debut In September
ROCKVILLE, MD – Genovation Cars is getting ready to unveil its prototype for an all-electric Corvette. Dubbed the Genovation Extreme Electric (or GXE for short), the prototype is based on a previous-generation 2006 Chevy Corvette Z06, but ditches its enormous 7.0-liter V8 for an array of inverters, batteries, and electric motors said to be good for over 700 horsepower and 600 pound-feet of torque.
The GXE should be able to travel for 150 miles on a single charge, and handle well while it's at it with 50/50 front-rear weight distribution and a low center of gravity. Look for…
Genovation Cars Featured on Recent Episode of PBS MotorWeek Show
ROCKVILLE, MD -- Genovation's G2 car was recently featured on the PBS show MotorWeek. The G2 was a prominent part of segment on testing being done at the University of Maryland’s Wind Tunnel facility on aerodynamic efficiency of automobiles. A scale model of the G2 was used. The show can been viewed online here with the wind tunnel segment beginning 8:45 into the show.
"We were honored to be part of this long-running and popular show and to be back in The Glenn L. Martin Wind Tunnel at the University of Maryland College Park to help demonstrate…
NAT’L SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRANT FOR ELECTRIC CAR RESEARCH
ROCKVILLE, MD -- Genovation Cars is pleased to announce its participation in a major research grant awarded by the National Science Foundation to the University of Maryland for $438,418 to support the development of an Advanced-Silicon-Carbide-based, Novel-Hybrid-Energy Storage System for Plug-In Electric Vehicles.
The technology has been under development for over a year through sponsored research funded by Genovation Cars, electric car designers.
The goal is to install the technology on a high performance demonstration vehicle to validate the technology, both on the road and on race tracks, and to eventually license the technology to other companies.…
Genovation Cars CEO Completes U.S. State Dept. Speaking Tour of Australia & New Zealand
ROCKVILLE, MD --- Andrew Saul, CEO of Genovation, Inc., recently completed a three-week, eight-city speaking tour of Australia and New Zealand on “Entrepreneurship and Renewable Energy,” as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP). Genovation is a Rockville, Md.-based designer and custom builder of environmentally friendly automobiles.
Andrew addressed youth audiences; national, state, and municipal officials; environmental NGOs; entrepreneurs; business leaders; academics; and media about entrepreneurship in renewable energy and climate change through the application of new and innovative technologies.
Andrew’s speaking tour highlights included:
- Frequent interviews…