Tag: Formula E

Oct 29, 2019 - 03:53 pm

Formula E may focus on battery charging times

According to new Formula E CEO Jamie Reigle, the electric racing series with the third generation of racing cars could devote itself to the topic of charging times. This would mean that the Gen3 car could reintroduce pit stops in Formula E.

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Oct 16, 2019 - 12:31 pm

Lego launches Formula E racers

The Danish toy production company is keeping up with the times. The latest Lego set includes a Jaguar I-Pace and Formula E race car, adding two new contenders to their Speed Champions series.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 05:43 pm

Mercedes reveals Formula E racing car

At the IAA, Mercedes-Benz just presented the racing car for its premiere Formula E season. The German carmaker is cautious with modest targets for the Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow 01.

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Sep 10, 2019 - 04:52 pm

BMW is branching out at the IAA

The new BMW boss Oliver Zipse briefly outlined his new drive strategy at the IAA. He avoided making a commitment to battery-electric cars such as VW did and stressed various options. With the ‘i Hydrogen Next’, BMW is also presenting a fuel cell car.

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Aug 29, 2019 - 06:33 pm

Porsche reveals the 99X Electric for Formula E

Porsche has now unveiled the Porsche 99X Electric racing car with which the manufacturer will be starting at the Formula E for the first time in the 2019/20 season. Drivers Neel Jani and André Lotterer will sit in the Porsche cockpit for the sixth season.

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Aug 16, 2019 - 02:20 pm

Electric vehicle startup Nio exhibits growing pains

One of the seemingly more stable electric vehicle startups, Nio, is running into problems that have been building for some time. Following recalls and decreasing delivery numbers as well as investment issues, co-founder Jack Cheng has now departed, leaving Nio in jeopardy.

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Jul 8, 2019 - 01:17 pm

Honda expresses interest in 2020/21 Formula E

Honda has expressed interest in the Formula E racing series and has already held initial talks with series boss Alejandro Agag. However, the Japanese’s entry will probably be possible for the 2020/21 season at the earliest.

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Jun 23, 2019 - 08:59 pm

Formula E: Jean-Eric Vergne victorious in Berne

As the Formula E finale draws closer, the fight for the top intensifies. Current leader and defending champion Jean-Éric Vergne (DS Techeetah) secured his 3rd victory this season at the Swiss E-Prix, ahead of Mitch Evans (Panasonic Jaguar Racing) and local hero Sebastien Buemi (Nissan).

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May 26, 2019 - 03:31 pm

A weekend at the races: Formula E Berlin ePrix

The Formula E was in Berlin this weekend, where for the fifth time, racing took place at the city’s iconic and (usually) disused Tempelhof airport. As in previous years, the Berliners took to the spectacle with German coldness (or is it cool?) but in great numbers. And, they got to see a home run for […]

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May 8, 2019 - 12:23 pm

Andretti’s suggestion to spice up the Formula E

For those who believe that the FIA Formula E is too quiet and peaceful, former race-car driver Mario Andretti has a potential solution. He addressed the race’s organisers in a short video on social media, although it remains to be seen whether they plan to use the method.

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Apr 28, 2019 - 08:20 pm

Formula E: Audi moves up at Paris ePrix in April weather

The FIA Formula E Championship round 8 took place in the heart of Paris. Under the Eiffel Tower and close to Notre Dame, the all-electric cars took over the narrow Circuit des Invalides. With just 1.93 km in length, the track is one of the shortest on the circuit, but winds around 14 curves that […]

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Apr 14, 2019 - 10:46 pm

Formula E: Maiden win for Evans at chaotic Rome E-Prix

Panasonic Jaguar Racing’s Mitch Evans claims an emotional first victory in Rome with Andre Lotterer (DS Techeetah) in second and Stoffel Vandoorne (HWA Racelab) bringing home both his and the team’s first podium finish in the Formula E Championship.

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Mar 24, 2019 - 03:49 pm

Formula E: DS Techeetah win ePrix in Hawaii of China

It is half-time in the Formula E after we are six cities into the race calendar. Saturday’s race in Sanya, also known as “the Hawaii of China”, did offer some pleasant surprises but otherwise soon turned into a demolition derby of sorts.

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Mar 7, 2019 - 04:06 pm

Mahindra driver Pascal Wehrlein on Formula E racing

India’s Formula E team Mahindra has really been putting the heat on the AUDI, BMW, Jaguar and Nissan, landing on the podium in every one of the first 3 races of the season. We met with their talented German-Mauritian driver, Pascal Wehrlein and talked about the challenges of racing against time and range-saving strategies.

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Feb 17, 2019 - 09:05 pm

Formula E: Audi’s photo finish in Mexico City

This is a first for Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler, the team that celebrated its first Formula E victory this season on Saturday. Brazil’s Lucas Di Grassi clinched a miraculous triumph in the Mexico City E-Prix in an epic wheel-to-wheel photo finish that is only possible in electric street racing.

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Jan 28, 2019 - 11:49 am

Formula E: Two Germans on podium at Santiago E-Prix

The 3rd Formula E race in Santiago, Chile was a great success from the German point of view. Pascal Wehrlein (Mahindra) and Daniel Abt (Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler) placed behind the Brit Sam Bird, who won for the first time this year. Bird’s team Envision Virgin Racing is equipped with a powertrain from Audi, so […]

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Dec 13, 2018 - 08:41 pm

A drag race of a kind nature never invented

Formula E has released another rather spectacular PR film just before the start of the fifth season in Saudi Arabia. This time it is about one of the oldest sports in the world and one beloved in the arabic world. Here, it is of course combined with one of the newest.

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Dec 1, 2018 - 01:50 pm

Nissan revive Leaf Nismo RC electric race car

Nissan presents the newest generation of their fully electric race car Leaf Nismo RC, giving it twice more power than the predecessor. Two electric motors deliver a total of 240 kW power and 640 Nm torque for the all-wheel drive.

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Nov 22, 2018 - 01:11 pm

Points for trying

The Formula E wants to send a message that goes beyond electric transport when opening the new season in Saudi Arabia next month. Seven female drivers will take part in the FE test in the country.

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Oct 16, 2018 - 04:41 pm

Formula E signs Bosch as official sponsor

The electric racing series Formula E is becoming ever more illustrious. The latest supporter is Bosch. Their sponsorship includes advertising at the race course, on TV and online. In other news, the FE poached a new driver from the F1 and confirms a race in Bern.

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Oct 12, 2018 - 12:22 pm

Racing backwards for the record

German race car driver Daniel Abt, known for his performance in the Formula E series, has set a new unofficial world record: He accelerated an electric car backwards to a speed of 210 km/h, leaving behind a Porsche, among others.

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Aug 30, 2018 - 02:04 pm

Formula E goes Extreme with e-SUVs

The organizers of the Formula E have announced a new brain-child: The Extreme E Electric World Challenge will take place in the most extreme climates of the planet with electric SUVs, visiting the Himalayas, the polar circle, the Amazon rain forest and a remote island in the Indian Ocean.

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Aug 29, 2018 - 01:31 pm

Name Game for Formula E

There has been some dispute regarding the rights to the name Formula E – apparently a small go-cart championship in central Europe holds the rights to the name, which may bring some trouble for the larger championship.

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Aug 22, 2018 - 11:36 am

Fancy buying a FIA electric race car?

With the new season of the Formula E coming up, which will use a new generation of electric race cars, FIA is offering the “old” ones for sale. Prices vary despite the identical set-up of each racer.

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Jul 25, 2018 - 03:36 pm

FIA’s final fine print

The new Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne and his team colleague Andre Lotterer received an unusual fine at the season finale in New York. Both drivers were fined €5,000 for wearing what FIA considers “noncompliant underwear” during the qualifiers.

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