Formula E Championship

How Formula E electric-car series could make road cars better

How Formula E electric-car series could make road cars better

The adage "racing improves the breed" is often used to justify automakers' participation in motorsports. The implication is that technology developed for racing, and tested under the harsh conditions of competition, can eventually be applied to production cars. Indeed, items that many of today's... read more

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2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S electric-car racing series to launch next year

Some car fans don't connect with racing series because their purpose-built, open-wheel race cars bear no resemblance to anything they see on the street. And perhaps the same... read more March 10, 2016 by

Jaguar electric race car for season three of the Formula E Championship

Formula E Electric-Car Racing Series Gains Jaguar As Contender

Jaguar Land Rover is the latest carmaker to enter the Formula E electric-car racing series. The British luxury manufacturer says its Jaguar brand will join the series for its... read more December 17, 2015 by

Spark-Renault SRT_01E Formula E car

Formula E Electric-Car Racing Raises The Power For Season 2

The Formula E electric-car racing series is returning for a second season, and its FIA overseers are making some tweaks to the rules in the hopes of making the racing more... read more October 2, 2015 by

Spark-Renault SRT_01E Formula E car

First Formula E Electric-Car Race Held Sunday In Beijing

Modern electric cars are good at many things, but generating excitement from fans of speed arguably isn't one of them. The Formula E Championship is an attempt to show that... read more September 15, 2014 by

First Formula E electric race cars delivered to teams

Formula E Draws Closer, Teams Receive Their Electric Race Cars

There are now just four months to go before a new, global all-electric race series gets underway in Beijing, China. Formula E has been in the works for several years now, and... read more May 17, 2014 by

Renault SRT_01E Formula E car hits Las Vegas

How Does Formula E Electric-Car Racing Work? What You Need To Know

This September, a new motorsport series launches in Beijing, China. That series is Formula E, an open-wheeled single-seater motorsport running on battery power alone. It's... read more February 1, 2014 by

Renault SRT_01E Formula E car hits Las Vegas

Formula E Electric Racing Takes To Las Vegas For Demo Run

If publicity is one of electric cars' best assets, then the inaugural Formula E electric racing series has importance far beyond the frivolities of motor sport. From... read more January 8, 2014 by

Formula E electric race car

Formula E Electric Racing Schedule Confirmed For 2014

The last venue for 2014's Formula E electric racing series has finally be confirmed, taking place in the German capital, Berlin. It's the tenth and final location set to host... read more July 15, 2013 by 0

Bluebird DC50 electric sports car

Famous Bluebird Name To Grace New Electric Sports Car

Few names evoke speed more than Bluebird, a moniker associated with a long string of vehicles faster than any other on the planet. It seems right then that the family with... read more July 9, 2013 by 0

Formulec EF01 electric race car

Formula E Electric Racing: Inaugural Season Set For 2014

Just over a year ago, we told you about a call for entrants to formally apply to take part in a potential all-electric race car series called Formula E. Yesterday, the... read more August 28, 2012 by 7

Lola-Drayson ALMS All-Electric B12/69EV Racecar Prototype

Le Mans Champions Make Electric Car Racing Real With 200MPH Car

Back in December, we told you about a brand new electric race car that Former American Le Mans Series veterans Drayson Racing were planning on unveiling at the 2012 Low... read more January 12, 2012 by 1

Paul Drayson, Drayson Racing

Lola-Drayson Set To Unveil All-Electric Race Car In January

Former American Le Mans Series veterans Drayson Racing might not be racing electric cars as quickly as they’d hoped thanks to the cancellation of this year’s... read more December 16, 2011 by 0

The Think City racer, with Kevin McCloud (left) and Roger Saul (right)

BREAKING: EVCup Unplugs 2011 Racing Season, Blames Competitors

The organizers behind the 2011 EVCup have just announced that its 2011 season has been cancelled, with further racing events held off indefinitely. Launched back in January... read more October 7, 2011 by 0

FondTech E-11 electric race car prototype

What Will A Formula E Electric Race-Car Look Like? Here’s One Idea (VIDEO)

A few weeks ago we told you that the FIA governing body had announced its call for entrants for its new all-electric race car series, Formula E -- and now we’re... read more September 6, 2011 by 1

Formulec EF01 Electric Racing Car

FIA Officially Calls For Entrants In Electric Formula E Race Series

It’s official: the largest FIA is creating a racing series devoted to the electric car. Called the Formula E, the series will launch in 2013 and is expected to attract... read more August 26, 2011 by 1


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