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New manufacturers announced for 2016/2017 season of FIA Formula E

The Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) today announced the names of the new constructors that will take part in the FIA Formula E Championship from the 2016/2017 season. The constructors selected for homologation are Dragon Racing and Jaguar
Formula E Jaguar

In addition, some constructors currently taking part in the second season of Formula E have presented new homologation requests for drivetrains that they intend to use in 2016/17.

“We are pleased to welcome new constructors to the FIA Formula E Championship,” said FIA President Jean Todt.

“It is particularly pleasing that a prestigious brand like Jaguar has chosen this championship for its official return to competition after a long absence.

Jaguar Formula E

“We created this series to offer constructors the opportunity to compete and to develop technologies that could be transferred to road-going electric cars.

“It is encouraging to see the number of requests increasing all the time, and that the technological solutions proposed by constructors currently involved in the championship are quite different from one another.

“It’s an indication of the vitality and attractiveness of this series.” 

The third round of the second Formula E season takes place on 19 December at Punta del Este (Uruguay.)