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Formula E: How electric racing is improving your tyres
News
27th May 2019
3 min read

Formula E: How electric racing is improving your tyres

Formula E hasn't been around long. It's only five years old, certainly not since the beginning of motoring, but lessons from the electric single-seat series are already sneaking onto the school run. Michelin has been on board with Formula E since day one, developing the Pilot Sport EV (generation one cars) and now the Pilot Sport for the growing category, and says it's already transferred tech from the e-prix circuit into its production tyres.
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Scott Collie
Why Formula E matters
opinion
18th Mar 2019
5 min read
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Rob MargeitCulture and Lifestyle Editor

Why Formula E matters

Nissan Leaf Nismo RC: Electric racer revealed
News
1st Dec 2018
2 min read

Nissan Leaf Nismo RC: Electric racer revealed

[caption id="attachment_708569" align="alignnone" width="4547"] Nissan has unveiled the Leaf Nismo RC race car, a showcase of what its latest electric technology could do when let-loose on a track. [/caption] Set to debut at the Fuji International Speedway alongside Nissan's Formula E racer as part of the annual Nismo Festival, the Leaf Nismo RC uses the same high-capacity lithium-ion battery and inverters as the regular Leaf.
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Chris Gething
CarAdvice podcast 104: Formula E 'awful and so freaking slow'
Ford Ranger 2018, Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2018, Renault Megane 2018, Tesla Model 3 2018, Chrysler 300 2018 srt core, BMW 5 Series 2018 30d luxury line, Nissan Patrol 2018, Audi A6 2018
podcast
25th May 2018

CarAdvice podcast 104: Formula E 'awful and so freaking slow'

In the studio this week with Mandy Turner are Mike Costello and Kez Casey. In car news, pricing and specs for the 2019 Ford Ranger and 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio TI have been announced, along with leaked details about the Renault Megane RS. Plus, Audi Australia is focusing on sustainability instead of volume, specs for the Tesla Model 3 Performance have been revealed, and the Chrysler 300 SRT Core and BMW 530D have joined the NSW Highway Patrol fleet.
2020 Pininfarina PF0 teased
News
19th Apr 2018
1 min read

2020 Pininfarina PF0 teased

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Scott Collie
News
19th Apr 2018
1 min read

2020 Pininfarina PF0 teased

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Scott Collie
Formula E reveals Gen2 racer
News
30th Jan 2018
2 min read

Formula E reveals Gen2 racer

Formula E has unveiled its second-generation racer, set to hit the track in the 2018/19 season. The futuristic racer, dubbed Gen2, has double the battery capacity and, by extension, twice the range of the current car, spelling an end to the awkward mid-race car-swaps that currently feature.
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Scott Collie
Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy: Electric cat gets its own racing series
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13th Sep 2017
2 min read

Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy: Electric cat gets its own racing series

The upcoming Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV is getting its own EV race series, appropriately named the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy. As the world's first production battery-electric vehicle racing championship, the I-Pace eTrophy series will be the support event for the FIA Formula E championships from late-2018. Up to 20 I-Pace race cars will compete in 10 events, hosted in cities like Hong Kong, Paris, Sao Paolo and New York.
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James Wong