Formula E to Feature Autonomous Car Racing

Formula E will be featuring autonomous car racing, it has recently been announced by representatives of the electric vehicle competition. The FIA Formula E Championship, which was masterminded in 2012, and was eventually launched on September 13, 2014 in Beijing, had so far involved 10 teams, each consisting of 2 members. Now however the novelty will be that cars will vie against each other even without having to be driven by actual pilots, starting from the 2016 season. These competitions, known as Roboraces, will occur before the traditional electric vehicle championship, and are being planned in partnership with Kinetik, an investment firm which focuses on innovative business ventures, such as car making, renewable energy sources, and ambient intelligence. The same routes will have to be crossed, during 1-hour races, and…


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