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Racing team boss sees EVs reaching cost parity with ICE by 2025-26

At that point, buying an internal combustion car 'will become a really bad asset'

BMW follows Audi to the Formula E exit

Says it has learned all it can about electric drivetrains from the series

Audi said on Monday it would withdraw as a works team to focus on the Dakar Rally and endurance racing including an eventual return to Le Mans. BMW said in a statement a day after pre-season testing ended in Spain that its journey in Formula E was "hitting the home stretch" and the group's strategic focus was shifting. "When it comes to the development of e-drivetrains, BMW Group has essentially exhausted the opportunities for this form of technology transfer in the competitive environment of

Formula E founder Agag's latest gig is electric powerboat racing

Hydrofoil racing boats are being developed by America's Cup winner Russell Coutts

Daniel Abt back in Formula E with Nio after getting sacked over ringer

He let a gamer sit in for him in virtual 'Race at Home Challenge'

The 27-year-old German lost his real world drive after he let a gamer take his place, without the rest of the field knowing, in an official Formula E 'Race at Home Challenge' event. Abt, a winner in Berlin in 2018, will replace Chinese driver Ma Qinghua alongside British driver Oliver Turvey at the Chinese-owned team in the season finale behind closed doors at the old Tempelhof airport next month.

Formula E temporarily suspends championship due to coronavirus

Paris, Seoul, Jakarta e-Prixs affected, possibly more

Earlier on Friday, Formula One's season was thrown into turmoil with the cancellation of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix due to the coronavirus, which has killed over 4,900 people globally. "As has been reported recently in Europe especially and across the world, the increase of COVID-19 cases continue to rise on a daily basis and experts are saying it is expected to peak in the next month," Formula E said in a statement. "This decision has not been taken lightly, but we feel it is an

Jamie Chadwick racks up first superlicense points to race in F1

She'll also be driving Jaguar's Formula E car at a test in Marrakesh on Sunday

W Series champion Jamie Chadwick is setting her sights on a dream scenario of driving a Formula One car before the end of the year now she has secured precious superlicence points in Asia. The 21-year-old Briton, winner of the inaugural all-female series last year, finished fourth in the Asian F3 championship at the weekend to bank 10 points towards the 40 needed to race in F1. With 15 more up for grabs in W Series this year, Chadwick could reach the 25 needed to take part in Friday practice

Big Oil getting involved in Formula E racing

For one thing, there's a need for 'E fluids'

Porsche 99X Formula E competitor unveiled

Ready to race six other OEMs with a powertrain pulled from the Taycan

Former F1 driver Hartley to race in Formula E

He'll race with Geox Dragon team for season six

New Zealander Brendon Hartley will join a cast of other ex-Formula One drivers in the all-electric Formula E championship after signing with the Geox Dragon team for season six starting in November. U.S.-owned Geox Dragon finished last in 2018-19 and without a podium appearance by Argentine Jose Maria Lopez and German Maximilian Gunther. "Formula E is totally different from any other race series I’ve been in, but I am hoping my experience in many categories with energy management will pay div

Extreme E will take electric racing to Earth's endangered places

Racing SUV revealed at Goodwood as Fox Sports signs broadcast deal

This BMW i8 Roadster is the new Formula E Safety Car

BMW says it's the world's first open-top safety car

BMW says it's the world's first open-top safety car.

Mercedes-Benz lets fly the EQ Silver Arrow 01 for Formula E racing

All-electric racer joins six other OEMs in the series later this year

All-electric racer joins six other OEMs in the series later this year.

2019 BMW i8 Formula E safety car looks awesome

It almost makes us wish it had its own racing series

It almost makes us wish it had its own racing series.

Rolls-Royce hopes to set speed record with electric airplane

The ACCEL team wants to surpass 300 miles per hour in 2020

The ACCEL team wants to surpass 300 miles per hour in 2020.

Formula E faces moment of truth in season five

Interview with CEO Alejandro Agag previews major changes

Interview with CEO Alejandro Agag previews major changes.

Watch Schaeffler Audi RS3 EV set 130 mph world record — in reverse

Formula E's Daniel Abt does it without turning his head

The Audi RS3-based Schaeffler 4ePerformance Concept does 130 mph in reverse.

Extreme E electric SUV off-road racing series could arrive in 2020

It would be run by Formula E and Gil de Ferran

It would be run by Formula E and Gil de Ferran.

First generation of Formula E race cars up for sale

Here's what electric performance will cost you

Here's what electric performance will cost you.

Man vs. machine: Racing driver takes on robot, John Henry-style

Is Roborace self-driving race car faster than a professional driver?

Mahindra's Automobili Pininfarina now officially a standalone EV brand

First up: a 1,500-hp electric hypercar in 2020

Indian automaker Mahindra has announced the launch of Automobili Pininfarina, a new standalone sustainable luxury vehicle brand, with plans for a new electric hypercar in 2020.

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