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

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 positioned as a top tier series for electric racing and could be instrumental in aiding the development of batteries and... read more

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Tesla 'Silence the Track' video screen grab

Electric NASCAR? Not Yet, Just Dozens Of Teslas On Track

Ask the average NASCAR fan whether they think the sport should go electric, and the response probably wouldn't be repeatable in polite company. Fans of electric cars already... read more August 14, 2013 by 10


 
Tesla Roadster driven by Joe Nuxoll on Laguna Seca racetrack, Re:Fuel event, June 2013

Tesla Model S, Roadster Break Electric-Car Lap Record At Laguna Seca

In just a few years, the Re:Fuel racing event has become legendary among those who like their electric cars really, really fast. Two years ago, Joe Nuxoll set a new lap... read more July 17, 2013 by 1


 
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


 
Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution II at the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Pikes Peak Electric Car Contenders: How They Finished

News at the famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb was dominated by nine-times World Rally Champion Sébastien Loeb's domination in the Peugeot 208 T16, setting a... read more July 2, 2013 by 3


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Performance: Fastest Electric Car (Video)

The Tesla Model S Performance looks great on paper. Not only does the 85 kWh Model S have an impressive 265-mile EPA-rated range, but it'll do the benchmark 0-60 mph sprint... read more February 4, 2013 by 15


 
Formula Ford 1.0 EcoBoost tackles the Nürburgring (Photo: Ford of Europe)

Fast, Frugal, Fun: Ford 1.0 EcoBoost Laps Nurburgring In Race Car

If a race car powered by a 1.0-liter, three-cylinder engine sounds like a cure for insomnia to you, then think again. When the tiny engine in question is Ford's high-tech... read more September 4, 2012 by 0


 
Areion 3-D printed race car (Image: Materialise)

Want A Racy New Electric Car? Why Not Print One? (Video)

3-D printing is perhaps one of the most exciting new technological developments of recent years. It could completely revolutionize the way products are made, allowing them to... read more August 31, 2012 by 1


 
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


 
Exagon_Furtive

World's Fastest Taxi Driver Tackles The 'Ring In Electric Car

We've all experienced taxi drivers who think they're race car drivers, but Sabine Schmitz actually is. German racer and TV personality Sabine only recently hung up her 'Ring... read more August 27, 2012 by 4


 
Toyota Motorsports EV P002 Pikes Peak electric hill climb car

Pikes Peak Hill Climb: Toyota, Mitsubishi Place Electric Cars In Top 10

Over the weekend, the 90th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb took place, pushing cars and drivers to the limit on the 12.42-mile course. For years, the event has been... read more August 13, 2012 by 2


 
Mitsubishi i-MiEV Evolution crashes during Pikes Peak practice

Mitsubishi 'i' Electric Cars At Pikes Peak Hill Climb

If racing improves the breed, then the next generation of Mitsubishi's electric cars could be a significant step up from the humble Mitsubishi 'i' sold today. The 'i' itself... read more August 10, 2012 by 4


 
Baja 2000 running

Baja 1000 Goes Electric With New Solar-Powered Category

The Sun Cup Challenge sounds like something you might find in a Mario Kart video game, next to the Mushroom Cup and Star Cup, but the reality is much more significant. This... read more August 2, 2012 by 6


 
Fassler, Lotterer, Treluyer celebrate their second straight Le Mans win - Anne Proffit photo

Audi's Hybrid Race Car Wins Famous Le Mans 24-Hour Endurance Race

Audi has taken an historic first victory for a hybrid vehicle at the Le Mans 24-Hour race, held at Circuit de la Sarthe in northern France. On the 80th running of the famous... read more June 19, 2012 by 1


 
Nissan Leaf on track at Laguna Seca. Photo via MyNissanLeaf forum member nader.

Want To Go Racing In Your Electric Car? Refuel 2012 Set For July 1

It’s all very well reading about the electric exploits of hill-climbing all-electric race cars and the 0-60 times of purpose-built electric drag cars, but sometimes... read more June 15, 2012 by 0


 
TMG EV P0002

Toyota Enters Electric Car Into Pikes Peak Hill Climb

This year’s annual Pikes Peak hill climb is shaping up to be something pretty spectacular for electric vehicle fans. After last year’s race, which saw the... read more June 8, 2012 by 11


 

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