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What’s the best way to tease Americans who might not otherwise consider an electric car with a glimpse of EVs’ true performance potential? Take an insanely overpowered, seven-motor Ford Mustang Mach-E electric drift machine where the Cheetah Launch Teslas rarely run: to a NASCAR race.  The Mustang Mach-E 1400 is based on the upcoming 2021 Mach-E electric SUV and follows the traditional coupe-bodied Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 electric drag-racer revealed earlier this spring and cranks it up even higher, “to demonstrate the performance possibilities of electric propulsion,” according to Ford.  Ford says that the Mach-E 1400 will debut at NASCAR—well, to shed the smirk, Read more

LONDON (Reuters) – An ‘Extreme E’ race series launched on Thursday plans to showcase electric SUVs in some of the world’s harshest and most remote environments while also highlighting the effects of climate change. The brainchild of Formula E founder Alejandro Agag and former Indianapolis 500 winner Gil de Ferran, the series plans a series of races in locations ranging from Arctic wastes to Brazilian rainforests. “Formula E’s great but we don’t race with cars that people can buy on the road,” Agag told Reuters, referring to the city-based single-seater electric series that is now in its fifth season. “So Read more

You’ve seen the teasers, you’ve seen the CGI shots but now, it’s finally time to uncover the future of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Welcome, one and all, to the first official pictures and technical specification of the Gen2 car, as the covers come off at the Geneva motor show. Unveiling the car for the very first time was FIA President Jean Todt, Founder & CEO of Formula E Alejandro Agag, alongside a helping (not-so-human) hand from our title partner ABB’s robot arm. With a top speed of 280 km/h (174 mph) and the ability to travel double the Read more