ABB to sponsor Formula E championship

Industrial giant ABB has agreed a deal to sponsor the Formula E racing tournament.

ABB and Formula E call it a “ground-breaking partnership to champion e-mobility for a sustainable future”.

Since its first race in Beijing in September 2014, Formula E has established itself as the number one all-electric international motor sport.  Continue reading ABB to sponsor Formula E championship

Rohm supplies silicon carbide power modules to Formula E racing team Venturi

Rohm Semiconductor is providing the full SiC [silicon carbide] power modules to the Venturi Formula E team in the FIA Formula E 2017–2018.

Probably the only racing series for electric vehicles in the world, and very likely the largest, the Formula E competition started in the last couple of days in Hong Kong.

The module Rohm is supplying will support further improvements in the car’s performance under racing conditions.  Continue reading Rohm supplies silicon carbide power modules to Formula E racing team Venturi

DHL uses Effibot logistics robot to deliver Formula E racing cars

Logistics giant DHL called on the Effibot autonomous vehicle to help with the logistics demands of delivering all 40 fully-electric racing cars which took part in the recent Formula E Championship decider in Montreal, Canada.

Along with the cars, DHL also delivered lithium-ion batteries, charging stations, garage equipment and track infrastructure for the 10 teams that will compete for the title.

With the season finale, DHL also concludes its third season of delivering logistics solutions for the only fully single seater electric car racing series around the globe.  Continue reading DHL uses Effibot logistics robot to deliver Formula E racing cars