The DOE announced $35 million in new funds for hydrogen and fuel cell technology projects. Porsche will buy a 25.1-percent stake in carbon fiber manufacturer Capricorn Composite. Formula E cars will be powered by solar energy during the Miami ePrix.
Red Bull was running its new Renault-powered RB11 chassis at the pre-season test sessions in a camouflage livery, but has now revealed the 2015 challenger in full color ahead of the Australian Grand Prix that will kick off the championship later this month.
Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus is showing off the SCG 003 undisguised for the first time in both street and track trim. The company's latest project can reportedly swap engines to go between the road and the circuit.
Manor Marussia F1 declares it is "making huge strides" toward being on the grid at the Australian Grand Prix in just over two weeks' time. It's got a lot of agreements on paper that are hopeful, but there are a lot of questions - and an FIA crash test - to be dealt with.
Tesla Recruits At UNLV; Tesla Driver Charges From Power Line
Tesla looks for Nevada employees at UNLV. A Tesla driver tapped into a power line for a charge. BYD breaks into the Japanese Market with electric buses. The Formula E Berlin ePrix will be 17 turns in 1.5 miles at the Tempelhof Airport.
McLaren reports that Fernando Alonso is on the road to recovery from his big crash in Barcelona and is back at home to recuperate, but he won't be back up and running in time for the next test session.
Renault hasn't run its own F1 team for a few years now, consigned to selling engines to Red Bull. But the latest word is the French company could get back in the game by buying another team in the near future.
As Fernando Alonso recovers in hospital, McLaren tries to sort out what went wrong that resulted in his crash at the F1 test session in Barcelona on Sunday. One thing it's sure of, though, is that he wasn't knocked out by an electrical fault.
The current rules have each team running identical machinery. But starting next year, participating manufacturers will be able to design their own electric powertrains for the FIA Formula E Championship, with outfits like Andretti, Venturi and Renault already on board.
Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso was medivac'd by helicopter to a nearby hospital after crashing his McLaren-Honda during a test session in Barcelona, but was reportedly conscious and talking throughout.