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Renault is raising its profile in the FIA Formula E Championship. With the championship’s inaugural race in Beijing in September, the French carmaker announced that it will step up its involvement in the new series in the form of backing for the e.dams team. Renault said it will be the title sponsor of the team […]

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A rally-prepped Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will run from Thailand to Cambodia, competing in the 2014 edition of the Asia Cross Country Rally. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced it will dispatch a team of technical support engineers for an Outlander PHEV entered in the T1.3 4×4 Electric class of the 2,200 kilometers FIA-certified Asia Cross Country […]

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Intrigued by Nissan’s ZEOD RC race car? Nissan has revealed a picture showing partially what is under the skin of this prototype. With every single component on the car down to the smallest nut and bolt modeled in computer aided design (CAD) technology, Nissan has released this image showcasing the inner workings of the car. […]

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In 2014, Audi’s two diesel-hybrid R18 e-tron quattro racecars competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will be relying on electrified four-wheel drive. “Innovations only become pioneering achievements when they’re successfully used and others start to adopt them,” said Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich. “Audi, like no other manufacturer, has repeatedly achieved […]

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Motorsport is changing and racing drivers, just like everyday daily drivers, will now need to pay more attention to the amount of fuel and energy they are using. When the new Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid-diesel race car will be pitted against its competitors in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the Audi factory drivers […]

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Virgin announced December 5 it will be entering a team in the new fully-electric FIA Formula E Championship after signing an agreement with series promoters Formula E Holdings. Based in the UK, the Virgin Racing Formula E Team will be headed by Team Principal Alex Tai and has the backing of Virgin founder Sir Richard […]

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The promoter of the new FIA Formula E Championship confirmed its 2014/2015 calendar. Formula E Holdings says the first year of the new FIA championship featuring Formula cars powered exclusively by electric energy will feature 10 city-center events held over four continents. The first championship calendar was submitted to the FIA during its World Motor […]

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Super Aguri Formula E is the sixth team to enter the new FIA Formula E Championship. Japanese racing driver Aguri Suzuki and Formula E Holdings revealed the agreement November 1. The Tokyo-based team is a brand new venture for Aguri Suzuki, who brings with him a wealth of Formula One experience as a driver, team […]

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Four-time Formula One World Champion Alain Prost has joined forces with Jean-Paul Driot, founder of leading GP2 and Formula Renault 3.5 team Dams, to enter the FIA Formula E Championship. They will be competing as a new team named e.dams. The new team launch, held at the L’Atelier Renault on the Champs-Elysées in Paris, was […]

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Drayson Racing has managed to set more EV speed records. Among these, the team has increased the World Electric Land Speed Record for sub-999 kilogram cars during official FIA-sanctioned runs at Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire, England. The all-electric prototype racing car driven by Lord Drayson and developed by Drayson Racing Technologies achieved a two-way average […]

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