June 30th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland
Fully Charged has released a video featuring the upcoming Aston Martin Rapide E, which will go into low-volume production from Q4 of this year. Starting from £250,000, the Rapide E is clearly not an affordable EV by any means, but nevertheless is notable in signaling a clear move towards electrification from one of the auto industry's best known historic luxury sports car brands
June 5th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
When Alejandro Agag first pitched his idea for an electric car racing series, people laughed at him. They aren't laughing anymore. Formula E is doing well, thank you very much, and all the world's major car makers are trying to elbow their way into the competition
February 9th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart
What a month this has been for electric mobility. Electric vehicles (EV) are racing everywhere from Formula E to now Extreme E, and air racing now welcomes Air Race E, which has Airbus throwing its weight into the fold. Can anything stop EVs? Why are so many people still resistant to EVs
January 27th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart
There is something about ex-Formula 1 champion Nico Rosberg that I could sense when I briefly met him at CES and, of all the places, at the Byton event. It turns out Nico Rosenberg is a big electric mobility fan, and he is also putting his money where his mouth is
October 16th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart
Early founding Formula E team Envision Virgin Racing has completed its final preparations a week ahead of the official Formula E pre-season testing on Spain’s modified 3.09 km Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia. The new livery and driver line-up was unveiled at its Silverstone headquarters
September 24th, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen
The Danish newspaper Politiken reports that the plans of getting Formula 1 to the streets of Copenhagen has lost support
September 12th, 2018 | by The Beam
The all-electric series expected to be faster than ever, with 22 cars on the starting line
September 10th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Season 5 of the Formula E racing series for electric cars kicks off on December 15. The new season will feature second generation race cars with more powerful batteries that will allow drivers to complete an entire race without changing cars.
July 21st, 2018 | by Nexus Media
Currently, cars last around 25 minutes before needing to be recharged, so drivers have to switch to a second car mid-race. For the fifth season of Formula E, which begins in December, each car will sport a battery large enough to make it through an entire 50-minute race. They will also feature a more aerodynamic design to compensate for the added weight. The million-dollar cars promise a top speed of upwards of 170 miles per hour, more than 30 miles per hour faster than their predecessors and closer to the speed of NASCAR and Formula 1 race cars
July 18th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
A more powerful Nissan LEAF with a larger battery and more range is coming in the next 6 to 9 months. The car will be known as the E-Plus and will feature a 200 hp motor and at least 200 miles of range.
May 18th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart
Alejandro Agag will introduce the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY this Saturday, May 19, on the Berlin Tempelhof Circuit for the start of the 2018/19 season of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Get ready for another season of electric racing!
April 10th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
It first debuted in Gran Turismo. Now the Audi E-tron battery electric sports car is ready for its first public showing at the Rome Formula E race this weekend.
March 22nd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
"Win on Sunday, sell on Monday" has been a cherished saying in the auto industry for nearly a century. VW hopes that saying is still true today as it brings a prototype racer to Pikes Peak later this year
March 3rd, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart
Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, and now Pagani are dipping their toes into the electric vehicle (EV) world of electric hypercars. If the tipping point for EV awareness has been reached a while back, this latest exotic gasoline carmaker turning to a new electric chapter is proof the electric drivetrain is the way to go
February 13th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
Nissan Electric Vehicle ambassador, Margot Robbie, today revealed during her first ever Facebook Livestream that Nissan will premiere its new Formula E electric concept livery at the Geneva Motor Show (March 6th)
February 13th, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen
Several politicians in the Danish capital's citizens' representation has previously warned that Formula 1 racing in the city center clashes with the idea of Copenhagen as a green city.
February 7th, 2018 | by Derek Markham
We’ve got stories about emissions-sniffing drones, the new Formula E race car, Volvo's carbon neutral engine plant, a dual-motor AWD Tesla Model 3, Shell's investment in solar, lower-carbon aluminum production, Indian solar news, DIY shaving cream, natural hangover remedies, and more in today’s cleantech news roundup.
January 31st, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
When the next Formula E season begins this fall, the cars will be second-generation racers with enough battery power to complete an entire race. The new cars are some of the raciest and most exciting in motorsport today.