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Porsche set for Le Mans return
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20th Dec 2020
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Porsche set for Le Mans return

Porsche has confirmed it will contest the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2023. The German manufacturer will contest the series under the new LMDh regulations, eschewing the much-vaunted hypercar category that has already attracted entries from Toyota and Peugeot. The new LMDh category – essentially a replacement for the WEC’s existing LMP2 category – allows for hybrid drivetrain and bodystyle freedoms which must be married to a spec chassis from one of four suppliers.
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Rob Margeit
DS Aero Sport Lounge electric vehicle concept revealed
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2nd Mar 2020
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DS Aero Sport Lounge electric vehicle concept revealed

French luxury carmaker DS has revealed its Aero Sport Lounge electric vehicle concept. DS's vision for its newest Aero Sport Lounge concept model appears to focus on three main principles: performance, efficiency and sustainability. The French marque claims its experience in Formula E competition has been implemented in the Aero Sport Lounge’s electric powertrain, with a 110kWh battery pack and E-Tense technology found in other DS models translating to a 500kW output.
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Liam Murphy
Porsche 99X revealed: Formula E racer takes shape
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30th Aug 2019
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Porsche 99X revealed: Formula E racer takes shape

Porsche has revealed its latest racer, the car that forced it to drop its highly-successful LMP1 World Endurance Championship program. And it's electric. The 99X Electric will make its competitive debut in the 2019/20 Formula E Championship, but will first officially hit the track at the Spanish pre-season test in October. As with the wider Formula E grid, the 99X will output 250kW from its electric motor and have a 52kWh battery pack.
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Scott Collie
Why Formula E matters
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18th Mar 2019
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Why Formula E matters

Roborace: Autonomous race series won't be fully-autonomous to start
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12th Nov 2018
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Roborace: Autonomous race series won't be fully-autonomous to start

Roborace has been in the works for a while now, promising to revolutionise racing by removing the driver. Turns out, the revolution won't happen overnight though, with the series CEO revealing season one will involve a combination of conventional and autonomous racing.
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Scott Collie
Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo headed for the real world
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10th Apr 2018
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Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo headed for the real world

Just weeks after announcing it as a virtual concept, Audi has confirmed the e-tron Vision Gran Turismo will be brought to life and driven around Formula E circuits. Audi is no stranger to the burgeoning Formula E series, having committed to a factory-backed entry in 2017. Now, the brand will use the e-tron Vision Gran Turismo to give customers and guests hot laps of the all-electric competition's street circuits, in an attempt to create some excitement about e-mobility.
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