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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 02 / 16

Venturi's VBB-3 broke the electric-car speed record in September by going 341.4 mph. Monaco-based Venturi Automobiles designs, manufactures and sells luxury electric vehicles. After declaring bankruptcy in '00, ...

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