Tweet Formula E received a huge boost in credibility today following the announcement that McLaren is to join a new consortium devoted to building electric race cars for the series. The new company, Spark Racing Technology, is headed up by GP2 stalwart Frédéric Vasseur and aims to ‘design the most efficient electric cars possible, in
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Tweet What better way to harness the torque of an electric drive train than to put one in an off-road Baja buggy? That’s exactly what the guys at the Strategic Recovery Institute (SRI) have attempted, and the result will cause the V8 brigade some consternation. Powered by two Netgain Warp 9 DC motors and a pair
Tweet On the face of it, the new competition announced by Drayson Racing Technology (DRT) yesterday sounds like a dream ticket. Asking MA students from London’s Royal College of Art to style a new concept for DRT’s Formula E entry next year should certainly produce some racy-looking cars, but let’s hope they learn from mistakes
Tweet This is more like it. After an arduous journey from Kassel in North Germany to the WAVE 2012 start line in Genoa, Italy, I am finally on the road with a purpose. I have now met up with my co-pilot Ralf-Martin Tauer from German motoring site motor-talk.de and after a bollocking from the Tour
Tweet The world’s longest electric car rally begins in just 4 days, and eMotorsportNewsis privileged to be joining the event as an official media outlet. Thanks to German E-Cars, I will be taking part along with 19 other intrepid EV’ers, travelling from the start line in Genoa, Italy for 2600km across Europe; this is a
Tweet Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) made history once again by setting a new electric record at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Sunday. TMG’s rally driver Fumio Nutahara set a time of 10 minutes 15.380 seconds, less than 30 seconds behind outright winner Rhys Millen and over two minutes faster than the previous electric
Tweet Sunday 12th August will be a day Nobuhiro Tajima will want to forget. After some very promising qualifying and testing runs in his brand new electric e-Runner Pikes Peak Special, his final ascent of Pikes Peak ended in smoke and flames, forcing him to retire from what many see as ‘his’ race. On race