News: GKN DRIVELINE AND PANASONIC JAGUAR RACING BREAK ELECTRIC CAR RECORD AT SHELSLEY WALSH

We like Formula E up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers and anything or any event that increases recognition of this exciting World Championship has got to be a good thing in our opinion. News then that the Jaguar I-TYPE 2 Formula E race car has set a new electric car course record of 30.46 seconds at the world-famous Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb in Worcestershire will surely go down as a quite remarkable achievement so early in Jaguar’s electric adventure. The record attempt, Jaguar say, was a partnership between GKN Driveline and the Panasonic Jaguar Racing ABB FIA … Continue reading News: GKN DRIVELINE AND PANASONIC JAGUAR RACING BREAK ELECTRIC CAR RECORD AT SHELSLEY WALSH

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News: ALL FUTURE DS MODELS FROM 2025 WILL ALL BE ELECTRIFIED VERSIONS

We like DS up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers as the flair displayed in the styling choices and the vim and vigour present under the bonnet make for an exciting combination and so news of the firm’s future is always met with great interest. And now we hear that for DS, a French brand established in Paris and committed to the Formula E Championship, the ePrix, held at the weekend around the prestigious Les Invalides (Hôtel des Invalides) was an ideal opportunity for the brand to reveal the strategy for the electrification of its vehicles. While DS Automobiles … Continue reading News: ALL FUTURE DS MODELS FROM 2025 WILL ALL BE ELECTRIFIED VERSIONS

News: DS VIRGIN RACING COMPLETES MOVE TO NEW SILVERSTONE HEADQUARTERS

It’s already been an exciting start to the 2018 FIA Formula E Championship and now news has arrived at MotorMartin Towers that leading Formula E Team DS Virgin Racing has completed the move of its operational arm to new state-of-the-art facilities at Silverstone Park – a stone’s throw away from Silverstone Circuit, the home of British motor racing. The UK-based team, which has competed in the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship since its inception, have shared with MotorMartin that they moved into the premises last summer in preparation for the fourth season but has now put the finishing touches to … Continue reading News: DS VIRGIN RACING COMPLETES MOVE TO NEW SILVERSTONE HEADQUARTERS

News: DS VIRGIN RACING UNVEILS FORMULA E SEASON FOUR CHALLENGER

DS Virgin Racing has today launched its season four Formula E car – the DSV-03 – ahead of the opening rounds in Hong Kong, and coinciding with the anniversary of the team’s maiden victory. The fully-electric single-seater, they say, features an enhanced livery in the team’s now familiar purple, red and silver colour scheme, with subtle tweaks throughout. Under the cover, the experts at DS Performance have worked on further optimising the performance and efficiency of the car, including a new upgraded software system. The team have shared with MotorMartin that in the cockpit sees the first ever all-British driver … Continue reading News: DS VIRGIN RACING UNVEILS FORMULA E SEASON FOUR CHALLENGER

News: JAGUAR CHARGES UP I-PACE WITH ALL-ELECTRIC RACE SERIES

With a groundswell of support for alternative fuel and EVs and the ever increasing popularity of Formula E the following news caused quite a stir up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers recently when Jaguar explained that after becoming the first premium manufacturer to enter Formula E in 2016, they have created the world’s first production battery electric vehicle race series. Incredible. It’s been confirmed to MotorMartin that the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY will be the support series for the FIA Formula E championship, taking place on the same weekends at the same city circuits, starting in late 2018 … Continue reading News: JAGUAR CHARGES UP I-PACE WITH ALL-ELECTRIC RACE SERIES