Automotive artists look ahead to a Tesla LMP1 All-electric Race Car Concept to challenge for LeMans glory by the year 2030.
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Don Panoz and Green4U Racing have brought their innovative all electric race car to Le Mans this weekend, a car they hope to race on track in the near future.
Sponsored by the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College and SAE, Formula Hybrid is an annual competition that challenges engineering students to design and build an electric or hybrid race car and put it up against teams from 20 other schools.
The Electric GT Championship racing series took the wraps off its spec racing competition car at the Autosport International 2017 show in Birmingham, England last week. The series, announced last fall, was originally designed to feature the Tesla Model S P85D, but after Tesla announced an upgrade to a 100 kWh battery for the new […]
It stands to reason that Formula E, the world’s only open wheel racing series that uses electric race cars, would want the electricity that charges the batteries in those cars to be as green as possible. Oddly enough, Formula E uses two large diesel generators mounted in a shipping container for easy portability for that […]
Mercedes has signed an option to join the Formula E series beginning in 2018. Will it stay in Formula One after is contract with the senior series ends in 2020?
The Venturi VBB-3 set a new world land speed record for an electric race car at Bonneville salt flats this year. It averaged 549.43 miles per hour in a two way run with a top speed of 579 miles per hour.
Audi has announced plans to increase its involvement with the ABT Formula E team and have its own factory backed team in 2017.
When the third season of Formula E racing begins in October, the cars will feature a new front wing that is more aggressive and visually appealing. It also is visible to the drivers from the cockpit.
The second Formula E season wraps up in London this weekend. Next year, New York City will host a race and the series will experiment with virtual racing during CES week in Las Vegas.
A team of students from Zurich have just set a world record time for the sprint from 0 to 100 kph — 1.513 seconds. The car has four electric motors and a total of 1,200 lb-ft of torque.
Jaguar has been testing its Formula E race car that it will enter in the electric race car series starting this fall.
Volkswagen technology chief Franck Welsch is proposing a class for electric cars in World RallyCross and Global RallyCross competition. Each race is only about 6 minutes long, which would allow plenty of time for recharging batteries between races.
An electric car racing series is being organized for production cars starting in 2017. At first, the Tesla Model S P85+ will be the only car eligible.
Formula E is seeking proposals from battery suppliers and chassis manufacturers for the 2018 racing season, which will begin Year Five for the electric racing series.
The Buckeye Bullet 3 will attempt to set a land speed record for a battery powered car at the Bonneville Salt Flats this year. The car has 3000 horsepower and an estimated top speed of 372 mph.