Posts Tagged: Formula E

Formula E partners with Umicore on battery recycling program

The ABB FIA Formula E Championship has announced a partnership with Belgian materials technology and recycling group Umicore to recycle the Li-ion battery units and cells used during the first two seasons of the racing series. The batteries from Formula E’s first two seasons, which were built by Williams Advanced Engineering, have been collected and… Read more »

Formula E announces new off-road electric racing series: Extreme E

Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag and motorsport veteran Gil de Ferran have launched a new all-electric off-road racing series. Extreme E, which will kick off in January 2021, will see electric SUVs racing off-road in five extreme environments around the globe. The Extreme E races will take place at off-road stages in the Arctic, the… Read more »

Formula E releases images of second-generation race car

Formula E and the FIA have released the first digital images of the next-generation car for season five of the electric street racing series, showcasing a strikingly futuristic new look. The physical model of the Gen2 car, with full technical specifications, will be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show in March. The Gen2 Formula E… Read more »

ABB becomes title sponsor of Formula E

Since its first race in Beijing in 2014, Formula E has been raising awareness of EVs around the world, while providing a platform for manufacturers to test new technology under racing conditions. Now the Swiss electronics giant ABB has become the title sponsor – the series will henceforth be known as the ABB FIA Formula… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz to enter Formula E in season six

Mercedes-Benz has announced plans to enter the FIA Formula E Championship for the 2019/20 season. “We’re witnessing a transformation that will first change our cities, and then our roads,” said Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag. “Formula E is the championship that embodies that change, and together with all our teams and manufacturers we’ll keep pushing… Read more »

Peugeot premium brand DS accelerates EV development with help from Formula E

Peugeot has announced that its premium brand, DS Automobiles, will accelerate the development of electrified cars. Starting with the new DS 7 Crossback, it plans to release a new hybrid or electric model every year. “DS is entering the electrified vehicles scene,” said DS Product and Development Director Eric Apode. “By 2025, more than a… Read more »