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Formula E will add a new feature as early as next year — robotic racing. Take the drivers out of the cars and replace them with artificial intelligence.
While nobody, including myself, is unbiased, I generally try to approach every argument from both sides. But sometimes, a man must take a stand on his principles, and a recent piece from Plug-In Cars entitled “Who Cares If Electric Racecars Are Not As Fast As Gas Cars?” is too backwards for me to even comprehend.
In London, which hosted the games this past summer, plans for the former Olympic park already include the 2015 World Athletic Championship, as well as hosting some local soccer clubs. One EV advocate thinks the London Olympic Park would make a great setting for the upcoming Formula E electric racing series.
The electric race cars are coming, and sooner than I had hoped. On Monday, the Federation Internatonale de l’Automobile announced that the all-electric racing series known as Formula E would have its opening season less than two years from now in 2014. The series will follow a setup similar to Formula 1, which leaves just […]
The Nurburgring has become the go-to place for new cars to get some serious street cred as performance vehicles. It isn’t just traditional performance cars that are making use of the ‘Ring either; all-electric cars have been using the famed German track to get data to improve both the product, and its presence. The latest […]
About a month ago, Audi took its R8 e-tron all-electric supercar to the famed German race track the Nurburgring. There they set a new world record for electric cars, although the record comes with an asterisk. Audi has just released a video from that record run, and it is much different from almost every Nurburgring track video out there.
Electric cars haven’t caught on with many Americans yet, but a new generation of gearheads is latching on to the performance potential of electric motors. EV West, a small San Diego-based conversion shop is one such group of gearheads. EV West has taken one of the top European sports cars, the BMW M3, and converted […]
I love racing, and few things get me more excited the ever-expanding array of sustainable motor sports series popping up. Now some of the biggest names in sustainable racing are joining forces to create the next generation of clean racing series. Quimera, the International Motor Sport Association, the American Le Mans Series, and the TTXGP […]
Electric race cars are making major progress in terms of speed and longevity, and one of the leaders in this field is Kleenspeed. This past weekend at the ReFuel SportElectric TT event, the Kleenspeed team beat their previous speed record by four seconds.
A common gripe about EV’s is the sound, or lack thereof. It might not sound like a Boss 302 V8, but after watching this in-car video of the Nissan Leaf NISMO RC, I could enjoy that high-speed buzzing. The Nissan Leaf NISMO RC using the same all-electric drivetrain as the road going Leaf, but in […]