Renault today confirmed it will exit Formula E at the end of Season 4, in July 2018. An inaugural partner in Formula E, Renault e.dams clinched its third consecutive FE Teams’ title in Montreal at the end of July 2017 and will soon begin Season 4.
Nissan will become the first Japanese automotive brand to compete in the all-electric FIA Formula E racing championship starting in 2018. The move to participate in the growing Formula E series gives Nissan a highly visible global platform from which to spread the message of Nissan Intelligent Mobility – the company’s three-pillar strategy to redefine how its vehicles are driven
The Ricardo Tormo circuit, situated on the outskirts of Valencia, is hosting the Formula E collective test this week in preparation for Season 4. It provides the first opportunity for drivers to get to grips with their performance in terms of their competitors.
First public outing for the Audi e-tron FE04: Daniel Abt presented the new race car to the fans for the first time during the E-Mobility Play Days at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg (Austria). Next stop on the way to the season opener in Hong Kong are the official Formula E test days in Valencia (Spain)
Audi has tonight presented the Group’s first ever all-electric racing car in Neuburg, Germany. The Audi e-tron FE04 embodies the company’s transformation from a classic automobile manufacturer to a forward-looking mobility provider on the race track. “After nearly 40 years of being successfully active in motorsport on the highest level,
The representatives of the Renault e.dams team, co-owners Alain Prost and Jean-Paul Driot, Jérôme Stoll and Cyril Abiteboul, respectively President and Managing Director of Renault Sport Racing, as well as Gilles Normand, Director of Renault Electric Vehicles and drivers Sébastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost came together to celebrate the Team’s Title won in Season 3
The Electric GT Championship, the world’s first 100% zero-emission GT series, is delighted to announce that the 10-round championship will kick off with a double-header at Circuit Paul Ricard on 25-26 November 2017.
Formula E champion and ex-Formula 1 driver Lucas di Grassi has joined driverless racing series Roborace as CEO. Di Grassi’s role was announced at the Frankfurt Motor Show (Sept. 13). He joins some other famous ex F1 drivers in taking on a business management role, including Niki Lauda, Jody Scheckter, and Nelson Piquet.
The announcement follows news that the British government is to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2040 and reinforces Jaguar Land Rover’s commitment to electrification – from 2020 all new model lines will be electrified, with either hybrid or battery technology.
Volvo announced it would soon stop making petrol and diesel cars, the UK government joined other European governments in setting a date by which the sale of new petrol and diesel cars would be banned; 2040 in the case of the UK.
Lucas di Grassi delivered a near-perfect performance to win the inaugural Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix on Saturday.
Felix Rosenqvist was in contention for another Formula E podium when the first race of Montreal's double-header finale took place on Saturday, but dropped down to tenth on the final laps after a late brush with the wall.
Buemi has massive crash in montreal this saturday morning
From 2019, a Porsche works team will compete in Formula E. As a result, the company will be ending its involvement in the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the end of the 2017 season.