How Formula E will shape Maserati’s first passenger EV
When the 2024 Maserati GranTurismo Folgore comes to market next fall, consumers might notice some Formula E motorsports DNA running through the automaker’s first EV. In January, Maserati will be
Formula E Gen3: The world’s most efficient race car
Although some of the details have already been announced, Formula E officially unveiled its Gen3 car today ahead of this weekend’s Monaco E-Prix.
Formula E says third-gen vehicle will be the world’s most efficient race car
Formula E has announced what it claims is the planet's most efficient race car. Teams will use the third-generation (Gen3) electric car in the 2022-23 season and can start testing it in the spring.
Hear E-Prix Champion di Grassi on the future of electric motor sports (including scooters)
Lucas di Grassi is returning to TechCrunch’s stage, and we’re going to talk racing electric vehicles. Again. Because electric is the future of motoring including motorsports. There’s a lot to ta
Inside Harley-Davidson’s EV shift with a ride on its LiveWire
Harley-Davidson will release its first production electric motorcycle, the LiveWire, in September. Yes, the American symbol for internal combustion, chrome and steel is going all-in on two-wheeled EVs
Lucas Di Grassi says human drivers are the real competitors for Roborace
As Roborace accelerates its plans to build an autonomous racing league, the company is finding that its toughest competition are still human drivers. In this version of the John Henry story, the human
Roborace to augment racing drivers with robots at Disrupt
Formula E is so 2017. This year, it's all about Roborace, an upcoming F1-style competition. And the big new thing is that it's all about self-driving technology working with human drivers. I&#
Roborace DevBot learns during laps in NYC
The sleek, low-slung driverless Roborace car was on display in New York City for the Formula E races this weekend, but it was the workhorse DevBot that took to the track. You can recognize DevBot by i
Roborace autonomous car takes a lap in Paris
At the Formula E Paris ePrix over the weekend, the driverless Roborace navigated a lap of the 1.9 km course all by itself -- all 14 turns.
Nine manufacturers set for 2018 Formula E season
Formula E announced the nine manufacturers that will race electric cars in seasons five, six, and seven. You may think this is no big whoop, but it is. Here’s why the whoop is big: beginning in
Charge trucks tackle race tracks
Charge, an Oxford, UK-based electric vehicle company, is testing its prototypes in the most time-honored way: at the races. Since the dawn of the automotive age, inventors and manufacturers have taken
Is Formula E the future of racing?
There are only two races left in Formula E’s second season, making this as good a time as any to review whether electric racing is the future of motor sports. I tend to think it is the future, but