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Posts Tagged: Formula E

Formula E reveals third-generation electric race car at Monaco E-Prix

Formula E officially unveiled its third-generation Formula E race car at the recent Monaco E-Prix (where Stoffel Vandoorne, driving for Mercedes-EQ, saw the checkered flag). The new Gen3 will make its racing debut in Season 9 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Pre-season testing will take place this winter, and seven of the… Read more »

Jaguar Formula E team uses second-life I-PACE batteries for energy storage

Jaguar Land Rover has partnered with portable-generator specialist Pramac to develop an energy storage unit powered by second-life Jaguar I-Pace batteries. The Off Grid Energy Storage System uses cells from one-and-a-half I-Pace battery packs to provide a mobile source of power in locations where grid electricity may not be available—such as a Formula E paddock…. Read more »

ABB charges into the future with Formula E

The global electric racing championship Formula E has been a huge success by any measure. Automakers like Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Nissan, and Jaguar have embraced the series, which is surely the world’s most prominent showcase for electric vehicle performance. Charged attended the New York City E-Prix in July, and spoke with several execs from EV infrastructure… Read more »

How Formula E helps ABB develop new e-mobility products

Global electronics giant ABB is involved in many aspects of the electromobility industry, from charging infrastructure to batteries to utility integration to robotics. It’s quite fitting that ABB is the lead corporate sponsor of Formula E, the all-electric racing series that’s now in its seventh season. Charged met with several ABB executives at the recent… Read more »

Extreme E tackles tough terrain, promotes sustainable racing

Formula E, the FIA-sanctioned electric racing series, has been a powerful ambassador for the EV revolution—and a damn fine sporting event—since its opening season in 2014. Now some of the same team behind Formula E, including Alejandro Agag, Chairman of Formula E and now CEO of Extreme E, have gone off-road and off the chain… Read more »

Formula E electric racing begins first season as an FIA world championship in Saudi Arabia

Formula E, the urban electric racing series, begins its seventh season, and its first as an official FIA World Championship, on February 26 and 27, with a nighttime double header on the streets of Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. This season’s events will be broadcast live in over 150 countries around the world. Formula E has inked… Read more »

Formula E makes strategic investment in Extreme E electric off-road racing series

Formula E is an all-electric FIA racing championship featuring races in iconic international city centers. Soon, another very different class of electric racing will make its debut: Extreme E is a rough-and-tumble off-road rally that will showcase the abilities of electric SUVs against the backdrop of remote ecosystems. Both organizations share the goal of highlighting… Read more »

Formula E picks battery pack from Lucid subsidiary Atieva for a second season

Atieva, the technology wing of Silicon Valley-based Lucid Motors, has earned an impressive vote of confidence. The Formula E electric racing series has chosen Atieva’s battery pack for a second consecutive season. The Atieva pack will power the entire 24-car Formula E field for the upcoming 2019/20 season, which will consist of 14 races. Atieva’s… Read more »

Porsche to join Formula E electric racing championship, 2019-2020 calendar announced

The Formula E electric racing championship has announced its calendar for the 2019-2020 season: 14 races in 12 cities on 4 continents, beginning in November in Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia and winding up in July 2020 in London. However, the big news is that Porsche will be fielding an electric racing team. The TAG Heuer… Read more »

First electric off-road Extreme E race to take place in Greenland

The all-electric off-road racing series Extreme E has announced that its first race will take place in Greenland in 2021. Organizers are currently reconnoitering sites for four more races in other regions of the world. The three-day event, which will be the first-ever motorsport race in the Arctic country, will take place on the sandbars… Read more »