Nissan commits to Formula E’s Gen3 era – Motorsports

In an interview with Autosport, Nissan’s Global Chief Operating Officer Ashwani Gupta revealed that the manufacturer will continue the series for the duration of the new 350kW car.

This formal commitment is in line with Nissan’s goal of moving to an all-electric road car lineup “by the early 2030s” and becoming carbon-neutral by 2050.

Gupta told Autosport: “We are pleased to announce that Nissan’s commitment to the Gen3 era will bring even more excitement to Formula E.

“Through this, we intend to demonstrate our expertise in electrification.

“Nissan has a strong history of racing for over 60 years, and for us Formula E represents energy, excitement and the environment.

“We need to maintain a racing culture, which motivates our employees.

“That’s what we see when we join Formula E-passion and full involvement.”

Renault, an alliance partner of Nissan, has partnered with constructor Spark Racing Technology to build Gen1 cars and is a long-term supporter of Formula E.

He then entered the 2014-15 season with the race team e.dams, winning the first three Constructors’ Championship titles in a row and then changing the brand name to Nissan during the Gen2 era.

Asked why Nissan announced continued participation one week before the March 31 manufacturer registration deadline for Gen3, Gupta added:

“We are very excited because this gives us the opportunity to build faster and more powerful cars.”

Oliver Rowland, Nissan e.Dams, Nissan IMO2

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Both current and future manufacturers can commit to regulation after the deadline, but delay access to data from tire, chassis and powertrain suppliers.

Nissan has joined Mahindra and two-time constructor champion DS Automobiles as the third manufacturer to sign the new Gen3 rules for the 2022-23 season.

Renault and Nissan’s e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi (2015-16 Champion), Nico Prost and later Oliver Rowland have combined to achieve 17 Formula E wins.

Nissan e.dams recovered in the second half of the campaign after the team’s twin motor powertrain was virtually banned and ended last year as the runner-up to DS Techeetah.

Olivier and Gregory Doriot, co-team principals of Nissan e.dams, said: ..

“The new Gen3 car will be faster and more powerful. This constant evolution of racing performance in Formula E is great for fans and sports.”

– Motorsports

Nissan commits to Formula E’s Gen3 era Nissan commits to Formula E’s Gen3 era

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