Race Against Climate Change
Formula E is the world’s first fully-electric racing series, bringing electrifying street racing to some of the world’s leading cities and competing against the backdrop of iconic skylines such as London, New York, Paris and Rome.
Formula E is a competitive platform to test and develop road-relevant technologies, acting as a catalyst for sustainable mobility solutions - helping refine the design and functionality of electric vehicle components and improving the driving experience for everyday road car users all over the world.
Envision and Formula E
Envision Group is a world leading greentech company. With the mission of ‘solving the challenges for a sustainable future’. Envision designs, sells and operates smart wind turbines with Envision Energy, AIoT-powered batteries with Envision AESC, the world’s largest AIoT operating system with Envision Digital. It also owns a leading Formula E team Envision Virgin Racing.
After 5 successful years the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship series is getting more and more popular and is enjoying constantly more support by mega city governments. Many premium car manufacturers are present in the Formula E World Championship series.
Since season 5, Envision has become the owner of Envision Virgin Racing. Formula E is not about horsepower, but the power of computing, and Envision will support the team with AI, big data management, IoT and cloud computing to win the race against climate change.
At Envision, our mission is to solve the challenges for a sustainability future. This is something we believe in, and it is in our DNA. Like Formula E, we are committed to accelerating the race against climate change and making the world a better place.
— Lei Zhang, CEO of Envision
Robin Frijns is a highly accomplished driver, having won in almost every championship that he's competed in to date. Returning to Formula E with the Envision Virgin Racing team in season five, Robin cemented his racing credentials by securing a race win at a treacherous Paris E-Prix. Ending the season on a high, Frijns won the finale in New York City and rounded out the season with a fourth-place finish. The Dutchman remains with the team for a second season and is looking to win again in season six.
Briton Sam Bird has enjoyed a highly successful career spanning a variety of championships since his karting debut back in 2002. He joined Formula E, and the team, for the inaugural Formula E race in Beijing in 2014 and has competed in every race to date. Bird has proved that he is one of the most competitive out on the track and is one of just two drivers to have recorded victories in every Formula E season. Sam welcomes the return of his home race - the season finale in London - and will be looking to finish on a high, having won in London in a previous season.
Genpact is a global professional services firm that makes business transformation real.
The company drives digital-led innovation and digitally-enabled intelligent operations for clients, guided by experience running thousands of processes for hundreds of Global Fortune 500 companies.
From New York to New Delhi and more than 20 countries in between, Genpact has the expertise to connect every dot, reimagine every process, and reinvent how companies work.
In a race where milliseconds separate the winners from the rest, Genpact and Envision Virgin Racing are enhancing the team’s data and insights to strengthen strategy and boost performance.
For more information visit: https://www.genpact.com/instinctive-racing
Teijin is a technology-driven global group offering advanced solutions in the areas of environmental value; safety, security and disaster mitigation; and demographic change and increased health consciousness.
Since its establishment in 1918 as Japan's first rayon manufacturer, Teijin has continuously expanded and evolved into a unique enterprise that now encompasses three business domains: high-performance materials, including aramid, carbon fibers and composites, as well as resin and plastic processing, films, polyester fibers and products converting; healthcare; and IT. The group comprises more than 170 companies and employs around 20,000 people across 20 countries worldwide.
Guided by its underlying corporate philosophy and honoring its promise to stakeholders expressed as the brand statement “Human Chemistry, Human Solutions”, Teijin aims to be a company that supports the society of the future.
For more information, visit www.teijin.com
Since 1903, Harley-Davidson Motor Company has fulfilled dreams of personal freedom with cruiser, touring and custom motorcycles, riding experiences and events, and a complete line of Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts, accessories, general merchandise, riding gear and apparel.
For more information, visit www.harley-davidson.com
Innovation has been at their core of Stanley Black & Decker for 175 years.
The organisation, an S&P 500 and FORTUNE 500 company, is the world’s leading provider of tools and storage, as well as the world’s second-largest commercial electronic security company, and a leading engineered fastening systems provider, with unique growth platforms in the oil & gas and infrastructure industries.
Stanley Black & Decker is collaborating with the team’s engineers to help develop technologies that will shape the future of racing and transportation, in addition to the supply of the latest tools and equipment to ensure the team has the edge over the competition.
Well-known brands include: STANLEY, CRAFTSMAN, BLACK+DECKER, DEWALT, IRWIN, Lenox, Porter-Cable, Bostitch, Facom, Mac Tools, Proto, Vidmar, Lista, and more.
For more information visit www.stanleyblackanddecker.com
From season five onwards, Envision Virgin Racing Formula E Team will operate as an independent team and will utilise Audi Sport technology to power its race cars.
The multi-year agreement with the German manufacturer will see the team supplied with Audi’s latest all-electric single-seaters – the Audi e-tron FE05 – with the outfit having already proved their winning credentials winning the Formula E teams’ championship last season.
As well as a long and illustrious motorsport pedigree, Audi became the first German automobile manufacturer to race in Formula E, taking over ABT Sportsline’s slot on the grid in the 2017/2018 season. The Allgäu-based team has been successfully present in Formula E ever since the inception of the electric racing series and are taking care of the e-tron race cars as the fielding team.
The Audi e-tron FE05 has already undergone significant pre-season testing and is expected to be one of the most competitive packages on the grid.
For more information visit: www.audi.com/en/audisport/formula-e.html
Since its inception in 1963, Alpinestars is now the world-leading manufacturer of professional racing products, motorcycling airbag protection, high-performance apparel and technical footwear.
The Italian-formed company is involved across the highest-level motorsport championships including Formula 1, NASCAR, World Motocross, MotoGP and Formula E, and has led to the creation of the most advanced technical equipment for the world racing’s top athletes.
The company employs near 500 staff worldwide with headquarters in Los Angeles, California, Northern Italy, Tokyo and Southeast Asia headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand.
For season five, Alpinestars will supply the race suits for the Envision Virgin Racing Formula E Team.
For more information visit www.alpinestars.com
Erreà is an Italian company specialising in the manufacture of technical sportswear, and represents an international business operating in 80 countries around the world.
Founded in 1988, Erreà is a leading brand, recognised as being synonymous with quality, expertise and competence in the field of sports.
This combination of quality and service has led Erreà to become official technical sponsor of some of the most important and well-known Italian and international sports clubs, a highly reputable partner and a point of reference over time for professionalism and experience.
For more information visit www.errea.com
ChargePoint is the leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network in the world, with charging solutions in every category EV drivers charge, at home, work, around town and on the road.
With more than 54,000 independently owned public and semi-public charging spots and thousands of customers (businesses, cities, agencies and service providers), ChargePoint is the only charging technology company on the market that designs, develops and manufactures hardware and software solutions across every use case.
Leading EV hardware makers and other partners rely on the ChargePoint network to make charging station details available in mobile apps, online and in navigation systems for popular EVs.
For more information visit https://www.chargepoint.com/en-gb/