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NZ's drive towards cleaner motorsport: 'We're in the business of going fast'

RNZ 17 Apr 2021
Earlier this month, Extreme E kicked off in Saudi Arabia - the first race of an all-electric rally car series that aims to highlight environmental damage and climate change ... They're all examples of the motorsport industry embracing electric cars, something that seems will become much more common in the near future.
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F1 sees life yet in the internal combustion engine

Independent online (SA) 12 Apr 2021
Britain, with a flourishing motorsport industry and home to most of the 10 teams, plans to ban the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars from 2030 ... Williams F1 CEO Jost Capito, a former Volkswagen Motorsport boss, said the Porsche 911 sportscar would never go electric but could be carbon neutral.
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Formula One sees life yet in the internal combustion engine

The Times of India 12 Apr 2021
Carmakers and governments have called time on the internal combustion engine as they switch to electric but sees plenty of life in it yet as the sport races towards a zero-carbon future ... Williams F1 CEO Jost Capito, a former Motorsport boss, said the Porsche 911 sportscar would never go electric but could be carbon neutral.
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After electric racing, hydrogen is now on the FIA list

GP Blog 12 Apr 2021
Electric racing not the only solution ... In 2014, it launched Formula E, the first all-electric racing class. Meanwhile, Extreme E has been added and the World Rallycross Championship will become electric in 2022 ... is quoted by Motorsport.com.
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'Former Ferrari teamboss Mattiacci returns to Formula 1'

GP Blog 12 Apr 2021
He then took on the role of brand boss at electric car company Faraday Future. At Aston Martin, however, he returns to the highest level of motorsport. Read more. Team owner Aston Martin puts its own track in Canada up for sale ... Difficult race in Bahrain ... Read more ... ....
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Formula E: MINI Pacesetter is ready to change your mind about electric cars

Independent online (SA) 07 Apr 2021
JOHANNESBURG/ROME - The MINI Electric Pacesetter inspired by JCW is the new Safety Car for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship race series ... 3) RACE-READY ELECTRIC SYSTEM. Behind the visually powerful design of the MINI Electric Pacesetter inspired by JCW lies the expertise of BMW Motorsport.
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Innovate UK funding for lithium ion battery recycling

The Business Desk 07 Apr 2021
Lithium ion is at the forefront of the electric transport and energy storage revolution ... He added ... The project, which is funded by Innovate UK’s SMART framework, is supported by Formula E (the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship), a single-seater motorsport championship that uses only electric cars. Previous Article. Next Article. .
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No Motorsports Park for Oak Ridge

Oakridger 06 Apr 2021
“An East Tennessee motorsports park is a legacy project for me,” Bittle stated.“The State of Tennessee has a reputation for automotive excellence, we are leading the way on advanced transportation technologies like electric vehicles, lightweight composites and artificial intelligence.
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Extreme E: Watch Desert X Prix semi-finals live

The Independent 04 Apr 2021
Jenson Button and 17 other drivers take to the sands of AlUla in the new motorsport which sees nine teams field one electric SUV each, all of which are the revolutionary ODYSSEY 21 which is powered by ...
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Extreme E: Watch Desert X Prix qualifying live

The Independent 03 Apr 2021
The new motorsport series sees nine teams field one electric SUV each, all of which are the revolutionary ODYSSEY 21 which is powered by hydrogen fuel cells ... Qualifying will see two round of time trials ... .
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Drivers all set for Extreme E launch after day on AlUla’s desert tracks

Arab News 02 Apr 2021
Saturday will see the first ever races of the electric SUV series with the qualifying rounds, while Sunday will see the two semi-finals and final ... “This is a great opportunity to be part of something shaping the future, because there’s no question for me that electric is the future for motorsport.
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Fast Lane: New Mercedes limo arrives, EV charging along Malaysian highway

Straits Times 02 Apr 2021
A 4-litre V8 will arrive later, as will a plug-in hybrid with an electric range of 100km ... Want an electric car but worried about not being able to drive to Malaysia? ... Electric Kia to arrive next year ... The car was created out of the new Mini Electric as part of a collaboration among Mini Design, BMW Motorsport, the FIA and Formula E.
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Audi explains decision to quit Formula E in favour of Dakar

Autosport 02 Apr 2021
The news coincided with Audi launching two new motorsport programmes.
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Fast Lane

Straits Times 02 Apr 2021
A 4-litre V8 will arrive later, as will a plug-in hybrid with an electric range of 100km ... Electric car-sharing operator BlueSG is poised to cross its two-millionth rental this week ... The car was created out of the new Mini Electric as part of a collaboration among Mini Design, BMW Motorsport, the FIA and Formula E.
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Prince Khaled says Extreme E launch is ‘latest exciting moment in our motorsport history’

Arab News 31 Mar 2021
Ahead of the launch of Extreme E this weekend, Prince Khaled bin Sultan Al-Abdullah Al-Faisal, chairman of the Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation (SAMF), gives his views on the new electric SUV series, the inaugural Desert X Prix in AlUla, and the general development of motorsport in the Kingdom.
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