UK solar-powered car set to race down under

A solar-powered racing car has been built to take part in an endurance event across the Australian outback. A 60-strong student organisation, the Cambride University Eco-Racing Team (CUER), built the vehicle. The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2015, which runs from 18th-25th October, aims to show the potential of electric vehicles. A car, which entered the […]

Formula E picks eight manufacturers for second season

The eight manufacturers that will enter the all-electric race in the second season have been revealed. For the inaugural 2014/15 season, all the 10 teams use identical single-seating racing cars – the Spark-Renault SRT_01E – with powertrains developed by McLaren Electronic Systems. However, in a bid to promote investment and innovation, Formula E is allowing manufacturers […]

Formula E all-electric series to race in Moscow

The new electric motor racing championship will hold a race in Moscow this year, it has been confirmed. The Russian capital will host the penultimate ninth round of the inaugural season of Formula E on the streets adjacent to the Kremlin. It will take place on 6th June following which the championship will end in […]

Formula E signs up carbon capturer to cut emissions

Organisers behind the electric car’s answer to F1 have signed a deal with a carbon capture company to cut the emissions of the racing series. The first ever Formula E race kicks off in Beijing this September and will tour 10 cities around the world including London and Buenos Aires. Graciela Chichilnisky, Co-Founder and Managing […]