Nissan: Nissan kicks off countdown to Formula E debut

NEW YORK, New York – Nissan’s countdown to a entrance in a Formula E electric travel racing championship is now strictly underway after a mottled dwindle was waved in a final turn of a Season 4 championship in New York on Sunday. Nissan will join a array for Season 5 that kicks off in December.

The EV highway automobile is a initial from a Japanese code to join a championship and will competition in 12 opposite venues around a universe in 2018 and 2019.

As partial of Nissan’s Formula E countdown, a code gave internal media a preview of a skeleton in Brooklyn, New York on Friday before a New York ePrix.

The Nissan Formula E automobile was assimilated by a second-generation Nissan LEAF. Global Motorsport Director Michael Carcamo and Nissan North America’s EV Sales and Marketing Director, Brian Maragno also attended a media event.

“Season 5 for Nissan has now strictly begun,” Carcamo said. “Our idea is to be as best prepared as we can be and we’ve been laying a grounds for utterly some time. As partial of a preparations for a Season 5 debut, I’ve been on site during any competition this deteriorate to take a tighten demeanour during a championship and a competitors.

Carcamo pronounced Nissan skeleton to use a EV imagination to safeguard a group hits appetite government targets on a track.

“We’ve positively celebrated that appetite government is a pivotal to success in this championship,” Carcamo said. “For Nissan, a Formula E championship is a high-speed laboratory. We’re going to use a highway automobile EV knowledge on a track, though we’ll also take what we learn trackside and use that for a highway cars of tomorrow.”

Nissan will use a Formula E championship to showcase a Nissan Intelligent Mobility plan that defines how cars are driven, powered and integrated into bland life.

For Season 5, a New York ePrix will again be a final turn of a championship that also includes races in China, France, Germany, Italy, Morocco, Mexico, Monaco, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland.

“New York was another good eventuality for a championship and we can’t wait to see a Nissan Formula E cars racing here subsequent year – generally for me given we grew adult circuitously in New Jersey,” Carcamo said. “But a concentration is on Round 1 in Riyadh. Testing is good underway with a Gen. 2 Formula E automobile and we’ll be regulating a full allocation of exam days to learn as most as we can about a new automobile and entirely rise a new powertrain.”


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