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All-electric racing series Formula E is heading to New York next year. The announcement was made by series CEO Alejandro Agag at the Brooklyn Cruise Ship Terminal in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn, where the race will take place. The 1.21-mile track will see half of it loop around the parking lot for the […]

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Jaguar returns to motorsports after a 12-year absence with its new Formula E battery electric race car called the 1-Type, which made its debut on Wednesday. Electronics giant and electric car battery maker Panasonic is the Jaguar Racing title car sponsor, and Lear Corporation is its official partner. Formula E is a single seat racing […]

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After more than a half decade of hints and announcements, last week Sony decided now is the time to begin manufacturing lithium-ion batteries for electrified vehicles. The electronics giant was a pioneer in the battery industry, commercializing the first lithium-ion battery in 1991, which are now mainstays in all kinds of electronic devices in addition […]

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For the first two seasons of the Formula E electric race car series Audi has been a sponsor and gave technical support to the ABT Schaeffler race team. Now it’s expanding the partnership for the 2016-2017 season and will field its own full-fledged team beginning with the 2017-2018 schedule. The announcement was made yesterday, and […]

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Formula E, the world’s first electric racing series, met with some skepticism at its launch, but the first two seasons delivered some great racing. Now the folks behind the FIA Formula E Championship want their race cars to look different than other racing series machines, so they came up with a new design. When the […]

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Indian automaker Mahindra is tapping into its technology assets and team racing experience to manufacture autonomous electric cars. Mahindra plans to utilize its investments in six automotive brands, four IT brands, and other companies that specialize in production and technology. It’s also gaining insight from its electric racer that’s been part of the Formula E […]

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Sebastien Buemi driving for the Renault e.dams race team was crowned Formula E champion over the weekend in a manner that has motorsports fans scratching their heads. Formula E electric car racing differs from traditional motorsports beyond the vroom, vroom sound being replaced by the high wine of electric motors. Practice, qualifying and the race […]

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Secretive electric car startup Faraday Future opened its door slightly with an announcement of a three-year technical partnership with Formula E race team, Dragon Racing. This creates a new race team now called “Faraday Future Dragon Racing.” The team’s first race will take place at Formula E’s third season opener, the Hong Kong ePrix on […]

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Jaguar has announced next fall it will return to motorsports by way of the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship. The company bowed out from racing after a disappointing F1 season in 2004, but with the advent of electrification, the company also at work on electrified passenger cars sees synergy in the budding open-wheel EV series. […]

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Formula E in partnership with Kinetic has announced the very first autonomous racing league called ROBORACE, which is set to commence during the 2016/2017 season. These self-driving race cars will take to the track right before the Formula E Championship cars and will compete for one hour. The league will be made up of 10 […]

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