Pope Francis gives electric racing car his holy blessing

The official championship car was given a private Apostolic Blessing

Formula E revs up with new Advisory Board

An electric car racing league has formed a Global Advisory Board to help boost the global uptake of electric vehicles (EVs). The move will see the original architect of the Paris Agreement, Christiana Figueres, join forces with French racing driver Alain Prost to chair the Formula E team. They hope to drive the EV agenda, […]

UN and Formula E race ahead to tackle air pollution

The world’s first all-electric racing series has teamed up with UN Environment to improve inner-city air quality. The multi-year partnership will focus on raising awareness of the benefits of electric vehicles among younger generations and motorsport fans globally. That will include educating future consumers of electric cars and challenging major cities and governments to take […]

All-electric race renews contract with Chargemaster

The UK’s largest provider of EV charging stations has signed a two-year contract to keep batteries topped up at Formula E, the all-electric racing championship. Chargemaster will provide charging infrastructure at the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series again following a successful partnership in the previous season. The series, which features 12 races spread around the world, has recently caught the attention […]

All-electric racing car tackles Arctic ice cap

The world’s first fully-electric racing series has broken new ground again by tackling the Arctic ice cap to raise awareness about global warming. FIA Formula E said winner Lucas di Grassi drove the zero-emission race car in the north of Greenland to attract attention to the amount of sea ice breaking away from the Arctic, […]

Formula E races towards electric revolution

  ELN Chief Reporter Priyanka Shrestha returns to Battersea Park for the finale of the all-electric car championship. Watch the video to find out what the organisers and general public had to say about aiming to create an electric revolution.

Thumbs up for Formula E finale race in London

The season finale of the all-electric car race will take place in London in July. The FIA Formula E Championship 2015/16 has been given the green light for the final race at Battersea Park in a deal with Wandsworth Borough Council worth £2.85 million. The council will receive the money as a “financial compensation package […]

Robocar: The first electric, driverless race car

The designs of the first driverless and electric race car have been unveiled. Dubbed ‘Robocar’, it is part of the newly launched motorsport championship Roborace – the first global championship for driverless cars. It has been designed by newly appointed Chief Design Officer Daniel Simon who previously created cars for Hollywood Sci-Fi blockbusters such as Tron: Legacy […]

Natalie Imbruglia adds sparks to London ePrix

  ELN Chief Reporter Priyanka Shrestha heads to Battersea Park in London for the season finale of the first-ever all-electric car championship. She speaks to singer Natalie Imbruglia about the environmentally-friendly Grand Prix.

Sam Bird: Formula E will drive electric car innovation

The all-electric car championship will help drive innovation in the sector. That’s the view of Sam Bird, one of the Formula E competitors, who won the home race in London yesterday after a time penalty was given to France’s Stephane Sarrazin for exceeding his energy allowance. London-born Virgin Racing driver Bird left the crowd cheering […]