Nissan: Nissan to competition in 12 cities worldwide during Formula E’s fifth season

Posted on 14. Jun, 2018 by in Nissan Canada


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YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan will competition in 12 cities on 4 continents during deteriorate 5 of a ABB FIA Formula E Championship.

The venues for a 2018-19 deteriorate of a all-electric racing array have been suggested along with an innovative new format. The deteriorate will embody 13 races in a dozen cities, starting in Saudi Arabia in Dec and finishing in New York in July. Other venues embody Berlin; Hong Kong; Marrakesh, Morocco; Mexico City; Monaco; Paris; Rome; and Zurich. A yet-to-be-announced city in China will horde a competition on Mar 23.

Nissan, a builder of a world’s best-selling electric automobile – a Nissan LEAF – is regulating a electric racing championship to showcase a Nissan Intelligent Mobility strategy. Electrification is a pivotal post of a strategy, that seeks to change how cars are driven, powered and integrated into society. The association aims to sell 1 million electrified vehicles a year by mercantile year 2022, including pristine electric vehicles and e-POWER models.

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Nissan announced a entrance into Formula E during final year’s Tokyo Motor Show. The code unveiled a Formula E livery during a Geneva Motor Show in Mar this year.

“This implausible competition report highlights markets where electric vehicles are ideally matched for civic driving,” pronounced Michael Carcamo, Nissan’s tellurian motorsports director. “That’s a good thing about Formula E – we get to competition on a same roads where a Nissan LEAF could be driven by fans each day.

“Formula E takes a movement to a people – racing in a center of cities, rather than during competition marks miles divided in a countryside.”

In further to a all-new Generation 2 Formula E cars, a arriving deteriorate will embody an innovative new competition format.

The new Gen2 cars will finish a whole competition though a normal mid-race automobile barter that was a underline of a prior seasons. Drivers will have 200 kilowatts of energy accessible for a competition as a whole though will be means to entrance 225 kW for durations of a competition by flitting by a singular activation zone. This will be noted on a circuit for fans examination on-site, online or on TV.

The dual energy modes will be indicated regulating opposite colors on an innovative LED complement on a drivers’ halo conduct insurance devices. In addition, a groundbreaking FANBOOST complement will capacitate fans to opinion for their favorite driver, with a tip 3 removing to use a limit of 250 kW of energy for brief periods.

For a deteriorate 5 championship, all Formula E races will have a set time of 45 mins and one path – rather than a fixed sum series of laps.

2018-19 ABB FIA Formula E Championship
1. Ad Diriyah*, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 15, 2018
2. Marrakesh, Morocco, Jan. 12, 2019
3. TBA, TBA, Jan. 26, 2019
4. Mexico City, Feb. 16, 2019
5. Hong Kong, Mar 10, 2019
6. TBA, China, Mar 23, 2019
7. Rome, Apr 13, 2019 
8. Paris, Apr 27, 2019
9. Monaco*, May 11, 2019
10. Berlin, May 25, 2019
11. Zurich**, Jun 9, 2019
12. New York City, Jul 13, 2019
13. New York City, Jul 14, 2019
*Subject to circuit homologation
** Subject to circuit homologation and final capitulation of a city

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