But the new Formula E championship is breaking a host of racing taboos: special music to trumpet crashes, female drivers, city centre circuits and, most controversially, a fan vote to give the most popular drivers power boosts to blast them past opponents during races. Nonetheless, racing royalty from Alain Prost to Sir Frank Williams are backing the new series, with Emerson Fittipaldi declaring it a “new era for motor racing”. It has now been approved by world motor sport’s governing body, the FIA, and is funded by stars including Leonardo DiCaprio and major carmakers including Audi, Renault and Indian giant Mahindra. … [Read more...] about Formula E: do the guilt-free thrills of electric car racing herald a new era for motor sport?
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Toyota has started production of hybrid electric transaxles at its Walbrzych plant in the southwest of Poland. The launch of the production line a few days ago means the Japanese car giant for the first time manufactures this key component, used to link electric motors and combustion engines, outside Asia, and it's a new step for both the Japanese auto giant and the eastern European country. … [Read more...] about Toyota in pole position as Warsaw kick-starts electric car road trip
Among the highlights of her sharing, the blonde bombshell revealed how she first met Jason, that they want more children and that she is proud their son has a 'proper' English accent despite living in the US. … [Read more...] about Jason Statham joins a male friend as they go for a ride on their new $8,500 electric bikes in the Malibu Canyon
Things happen slowly in the cold, dark ocean depths. BGR's Rühlemann told DW that available research suggests that in benthic areas scarred by mining, recovery of the microbial community, which is the base of the benthic food web, occurs within about five decades. However, some sessile organisms that depend on the nodules as a hard substrate may never return to the areas harvested. … [Read more...] about Your 2030 electric vehicle is parked on the bottom of the ocean
Britons descended on parks and beaches amid an expected 79F heatwave as they declared, 'If Dominic Cummings can break the rules, we can too'; An NHS hospital in the Somerset seaside hotspot of Weston-super-Mare was forced to stop taking new patients due to a high number of coronavirus cases; Newsreader Simon McCoy slammed his BBC colleague Gary Lineker for abusing his position after the Match of the Day host accused the Prime Minister of lying; Schools face a long journey before they are able to return to normal, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said as he insisted classes must restart on June 1. The Department of Health's daily death toll means the rolling seven-day average of victims has dropped to just 303 - the lowest since March 31 (274) and less than a third of the peak on April 14 (943). … [Read more...] about ALL shops open from June 15th! Boris announces full-steam ahead for next stage of unlockdown with street markets and car showrooms open next week and other desperate retailers two weeks later