Key Mercedes F1 sponsor switching to Formula E

FRANKFURT, Germany – German fashion brand Hugo Boss will end its association with Formula 1 at the end of the 2017 to switch its advertising spend to Formula E. The announcement came from HB’s chief executive Mark Langer in a report in the German magazine Focus, ending its association with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 team…

Audi impresses in Formula E track tests at Valencia

  Team AudiSport puts in most laps of all teams Positive assessments by drivers Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi Getting set for next season of quiet auto competition VALENCIA, Spain – The new Audi e-tron FE04 has left a strong impression at the official pre-season testing of the Formula E electric racing series at…

E-tron FE04: New race car to spark Audi e-offensive

Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi in Audi e-tron FE04 Progressive livery and new powertrain with only one gear Daniel Abt becomes Audi factory driver, Allan McNish team boss NEUBERG, Germany – Audi presented the group’s first all-electric race car, the Audi e-tron FE04, in Neuburg  ( September 27 2017) which, the automaker says, “mirrors the…

End-of-road for fossil cars – what will it mean?

Banning fossil-fuel engines – what does it mean? Could SA may benefit from foreign lessons? Will pollution move from petrol to power stations? JOHANNESBURG, Cape Town – The Automobile Association in South Africa says it’s received questions about Britain’s proposal to ban sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles… with some implications for South Africa….

Di Grassi 2017 Formula E champion

Brazilian wins season 2017 title in Montreal Scores win and seventh in two-day race meet Audi Sport vice-champions in the teams’ classification MONTREAL, Canada – Audi Sport driver Lucas di Grassi is 2017 Formula E World champion after winning on Saturday and finishing seventh in Sunday’s finale here (July 29/30). The Brazilian Audi Sport driver…