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Acura ARX-06 race car revealed with V6 hybrid powertrain

Yahoo Daily News 17 Aug 2022
Acura engineered a new 2.4-liter twin-turbo V6 engine that is paired up with a standardized electric system for hybridization ... “It is still a V6, which of course for Honda is well-known, but we have incorporated several new elements which we believe will make best use of the electric MGU and battery pack.

Polestar Electric Roadster Concept Planned to Enter Production as Polestar 6

Eagle-Tribune 16 Aug 2022
The production car is expected to launch in 2026 as the Polestar 6 electric performance roadster ... The production confirmation headlines the brand’s attendance with the electric roadster concept at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and ‘The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering’ events during Monterey Car Week in California, August 18-21, 2022.

Stoffel Vandoorne and Mercedes-EQ seal Formula E world titles 

Arab News 14 Aug 2022
On a day that saw Edoardo Mortara of ROKiT Venturi Racing win the 100th E-Prix race in the world’s first electric motorsport World Championship, Vandoorne’s Season 8 title also marked the end of the Gen2 era in Formula E — the second iteration of electric racecar in the series.

Stoffel Vandoorne wins 2022 Formula E title despite only winning one race all season

London Evening Standard 14 Aug 2022
Stoffel Vandoorne won the 2022 Formula E title for the departing Mercedes team on Sunday as the electric motorsport championship wrapped up its eighth season with the 100th race of its history ... .

Production of Mercedes-AMG ONE Customer Vehicles Has Started

This Day 13 Aug 2022
The Formula 1 based hybrid powertrain with a 1.6-litre V6 turbo engine and four electric motors is being built by the motorsport experts at Mercedes‑AMG High Performance Powertrains in Brixworth (England), who are also responsible for developing and producing the Power Units for the Mercedes‑AMG Petronas F1 racing cars.

Racer Falah Al-Jarba talks to ‘Mayman Show’ about personal journey, Saudi strides in motorsports

Arab News 12 Aug 2022
Saudi motorsports star Falah Al-Jarba said Saudi Arabia is holding events for motorsports on a scale that has never been seen before ... You’ve seen the changes in Saudi, and now Saudi is having more than one international motorsports in the same season, which didn’t happen anywhere else.” ... “The first electric rallystarted in early NEOM.

Stage set for Formula E season finale with Seoul E-Prix double-header

Arab News 12 Aug 2022
Season eight of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship will climax in South Korea this weekend with the 2022 Hana Bank Seoul E-Prix, where the champion driver and team will be crowned and the world’s first all-electric motorsport series will mark 100 races.

Dreams Do Come True: Meyers Manx Provides Sneak Peek at New Manx 2.0 Electric

Hastings Tribune 09 Aug 2022
Meyers Manx unveiled the Manx 2.0 Electric on Monday, August 8, at a private event in Malibu, California ahead of its official debut at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering ... The Manx 2.0 Electric will be publicly unveiled at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering at the Quail Lodge & Golf Club, in Carmel, California, on August 19.

Audi’s custom electric S1 ‘Hoonitron’ will visit the states for Monterey Car Week

The Verge 09 Aug 2022
... will make a starring appearance in Block’s latest production dubbed Elektrikhana , a play of words between electric and gymkhana, the drifting motorsport with obstacles.

IoT hits top gear with Extreme E in battling climate change

Computer Weekly 08 Aug 2022
Specifically, the five-race global voyage aims to pave the way to a lower-carbon future through the promotion of electric vehicles, draw attention to the impacts of climate change and the solutions we can all be part of, and accelerate gender equality in motorsport.

Motorized mayhem reigns at third annual Stanton Smackdown

Norfolk Daily News 06 Aug 2022
Howe said his outlook on the future of high-revving, high-octane motorsports is somewhat less certain with the growing popularity of electric vehicles, but Howe said he hopes the benefits they provide can evolve with the technology of the future.

From F1 test driver to Formula E boss

BBC News 02 Aug 2022
Former F1 test driver Susie Wolff has switched to the electric version of the motorsport ... .

SAUDIA Brings New Immersive Experiences To London

MENA FN 02 Aug 2022
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Jeddah, August 02, 2022, SPA -- The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship was back in London at the weekend for two days of electric motorsport. The national flag ... .

Formula E is electrifying automotive industry's ‘biggest revolution’ in decades

The National 29 Jul 2022
The motorsport that has made electric circuits cool buzzes into the UK’s capital this weekend, bringing with it technology that is shaping the present and future of the automotive industry ... Meanwhile, latest data shows sales of electric vehicles doubled their market share in 2021.

F1's Sergio Perez to own Mexican team in electric powerboat series

The Times of India 26 Jul 2022
Formula One driver Sergio Perez is entering his own Mexican team in an all-electric due to start next year, organisers said on Tuesday. The series is the brainchild of Alejandro Agag, founder of the electric Formula E and Extreme E motor racing and off-road series.

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