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Let’s not fool ourselves. Although I hate to knock it before its first race, Formula E really is no greener than it’s petroleum-based cousins. The Formula E cars once racing will emit no carbon emissions, but that’s just on the track. The series’s trailer frustrates me the most. The stock footage of an unspoilt earth, people frolicking in fields and wind turbines gently twirling in the breeze suggests that Formula E is the motorsport that will change everything. If it is purporting to be a green series, its not only fooling itself but the public as well.
Even though its cousins have adopted greener technologies, a desire for a fully electric series piqued investors and the FIA’s (motorsport’s governing body) interest. This is where Formula E comes in.
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