The FIA Formula E Championship has unveiled its provisional 2014/2015 calendar. The all-electric racing series will take place in 10 city centers on four continents, beginning in Beijing on September 20, 2014, and winding up in London on June 27, 2015. For the first season, all 10 teams – each with two drivers – will… Read more »
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Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) has announced a multiyear agreement to become a Technology Partner of the FIA Formula E Championship, the new international electric racing series. Qualcomm’s Halo Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) technology will be used by the Formula E safety cars in the 2014 inaugural season, and will be made available to the race… Read more »
The variety of electrified vehicles on display in Frankfurt is amazing – from huge luxury sedans to practical little city cars, they’re all plugging in. This one is at the high-speed end of the scale: the Spark-Renault SRT_01E electric race car that will be driven in the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship, the global electric… Read more »
Formula E, the electric open-wheel racing series, has announced the calendar for its inaugural season in 2014. There will be ten races on four continents, starting with Rome and followed by London, Berlin, Los Angeles, Miami, Rio de Janeiro, Beijing, Bangkok and Putrajaya, Malaysia. This week, legendary IndyCar team Andretti Autosport joined Drayson Racing and… Read more »
The fully electric racing series that is scheduled to begin in 2014. Williams will partner with Spark Racing Technology, which is building the 42 Formula E cars.
The FIA’s new Formula E electric racing series is picking up speed. China Racing has been officially proposed as the second of ten teams that will compete in the zero-emissions championship, which launches next year (UK team Drayson Racing was the first team to sign up, in January). The announcement was made this week at… Read more »
Drayson Racing Technologies announced at this week’s Low Carbon Racing Conference that its team intends to race in the inaugural season of the Formula E Championship in 2014. The FIA-sanctioned event will feature cars racing on the streets of 10 of “the world’s greatest cities,” powered exclusively by renewable electric energy. Drayson plans to field… Read more »
The Federation Internationale de Automobile (FIA) has reached an agreement with the city of Rio de Janeiro to host the first Formula E Championship, featuring Formula cars powered exclusively by electric energy, in 2014. At a recent meeting the city’s Mayor declared the proposed urban track near the Gloria Marina “spectacular.” Promoting the event will be Formula E… Read more »
Arizona State University's Formula Electric Team, a group of automotive engineering students who design EVs, received a generous gift from the Drive for Innovation Program: a Chevy Volt.
The former GM exec, author of "Car Guys vs. Bean Counters", and father of the Chevy Volt appeared on Charlie Rose last night where he lobbied for EV racing.