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The FIA Formula E championship series has confirmed eight manufacturers for season two of its all-electric open-wheel racing championship. The eight manufacturers are ABT Sportsline, Andretti, Mahindra, Motomatica, NEXTEV TCR, Renault Sport, Venturi Automobiles and Virgin Racing Engineering. The series goal is to be a test bed for the development of electric vehicle technology. The […]

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Formula E is adding Moscow as the ninth race of the electric racecar championship. The Moscow ePrix will take place June 6, 2015, on a 13-turn street circuit adjacent to the Kremlin. It will form round nine of the new series, with the season finale remaining as the London ePrix on June 27, 2015. As […]

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This last weekend’s Punta del Este ePrix saw a series of new marks in the FIA Formula E Championship for the fastest pole position lap, race lap and average speed. The Uruguayan circuit provided the drivers with what Formula E (FE) called a formidable challenge, combining an uneven, dusty and narrow track with the usual […]

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Driver Jean-Éric Vergne will compete in FIA’s Formula E as part of the Andretti Formula E Team. The Frenchman will compete its first race during this weekend’s FIA Formula E Championship Punta del Este ePrix in Uruguay. “It’s not often that you get to race at this time of the year,” said Vergne. “I am […]

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Formula E’s electric race car will be featured in action at the Bologna Motor Show. Italian racers Jarno Trulli and Michela Cerruti will drive the fully-electric Spark-Renault SRT_01E Formula E car at the Italian show. Ex-Formula 1 driver Jarno and Auto GP race-winner Michela both currently compete in the new FIA Formula E Championship as […]

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The FIA Formula E Championship has revealed the circuit location and layout for the March 14, 2015, Miami ePrix. FIA’s Formula E Championship is the world’s first fully-electric racing series. The eight-turn, 1.35-mile (2.17 kilometers) circuit is located in Downtown Miami, Florida, along Biscayne Bay around the streets of the AmericanAirlines Arena. Produced by track […]

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Regardless whether you personally like motorsports, or not, alternative energy fans may want to seriously consider cheering on Formula E or at least hope it succeeds. For more than a century internal combustion vehicles have enjoyed a symbiotic relationship between racing and cars we can buy, and a key goal for Formula E is facilitating […]

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If anyone still wonders whether BMW’s 357-horsepower i8 plug-in hybrid has the high-performance goods, Formula E put on a video promo showing the car being pitched sideways and spun around at speed. The $137,000 BMW is equipped with FIA-required safety car gear but otherwise mainly stock. It doesn’t look too easy to flip, and China […]

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After only two years since it was first announced, the FIA’s all-electric Formula E racing series is ready to make its public debut. The opening round is set to kick off this Saturday, September 13, in Beijing, China. This will be followed by nine more races held in Malaysia, Uruguay, Argentina, the United States, Monaco, […]

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With just over three days until the electric-powered Formula E series makes its debut in Beijing, China, there’s a real sense of excitement over the prospect of a truly “green” car racing category. However, even with an advanced lightweight lithium-ion battery pack — 440-pound max weight, 1,000 volt limit, 200 kw peak power limit and […]

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