4th turn of Formula E in Buenos Aires: Lucas di Grassi again on a podium


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• Strategic partnership between Volkswagen and Team Abt Schaeffler continues on
  a successful track

Brazilian Lucas di Grassi has once again warranted a place on a lectern in a fourth using of a Formula E in Argentina. The motorist for Team Abt Schaeffler and vital partner Volkswagen finished a competition by a city of Buenos Aires in third place gripping him in a hunt for a array victory.

One victory, dual second places and a third place – these are a regulation so distant for Lucas di Grassi after 4 races in a 2015/2016 deteriorate of Formula E.

The 31 year aged South American started in seventh position in a competition by a collateral of Argentina and fast changed adult a integrate of positions. A comparatively late reserve automobile proviso brought his approach aspirant Sébastien Buemi behind within distinguished distance. After a re-start, a house personality from Switzerland exploited a conditions for an overtaking manoeuvre.

Lucas di Grassi, now trailing house personality Sébastien Buemi by 4 points, will be travelling to Mexico City for a fifth competition of a deteriorate on Mar 12. In a group rankings, a usually German group in a Formula E margin is also in second place.

The Volkswagen code is participating as a vital partner of Team Abt Schaeffler in a 2015/2016 deteriorate of Formula E. The competition array for regulation cars with an electric engine is being run on city courses worldwide. ABT Sportsline and Volkswagen have enjoyed a successful partnership over many years. Sustainable concepts have played an critical purpose here. For instance, a Scirocco R-Cup with a biogas-powered vehicles was run from 2011 to 2014 as a world’s many eco-friendly manufacturers cup. Volkswagen offers a largest product operation of electrified expostulate systems, and it will be serve expanding it in a future. Along with a all-electric e-up! (1) and e-Golf (2) models a operation also includes a Golf GTE (3) and Passat GTE (4) plug-in hybrids.

Consumption values

1) e-up! electrical expenditure in kWh/100km: 11.7 (combined), CO2 emissions in
    g/km: 0 (combined), potency class: A+
2) e-Golf electrical expenditure in kWh/100 km: 12.7 (combined), CO2 emissions in
    g/km: 0 (combined), potency class: A+
3) Golf GTE fuel expenditure in l/100km: 1.5 (combined), CO2 emissions in g/km:
    35 (combined), potency class: A
4) Passat GTE fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 1.6 (combined); electrical expenditure in
    kWh/100 km: 12.2 (combined); CO2 emissions in g/km: 37 (combined), efficiency
    class: A+