Racing toward a carbon free future

It’s been predicted that there will be nine million electric cars on the road by 2030 – and with sales of pure electric vehicles (EVs) going up by almost 160 per cent between July 2018 and 2019 (despite a general demand for new cars declining) – it’s impossible to ignore that the revolution is here!

In this week’s episode of Earth Unscrewed you’ll hear from Envision Virgin Racing – a team in Formula E – the all-electric motorsport championship which is proving hat EVs can be just as sleek and powerful as their gas-guzzling counterparts.

Sylvain Philippe, managing director and CTO of Envision Virgin Racing Formula E Racing team talks to presenters Helen Scales & Seyi Rhodes about the growing global interest in the vision of a carbon-free future – and how his team is doing everything they can to accelerate the creation of planet saving, climate change solutions. 

Listen in to learn all about what’s changed in Formula E over the last year, how the cars are developing, what the roadmap is looking like for future tech improvements, and just how long it will be before EVs are the fastest cars on the planet. 

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