Nissan will be the first Japanese automaker to debut in the electric Formula E Championship at the start of season five in late 2018. Nissan will reveal its Formula E livery at this year’s Geneva Motor Show in March. Further information on the driver lineup and team details will be available later this year.
Starting from season five, teams will compete with a new chassis/battery combination and new powertrains to eliminate the mid-race car swap that was previously a part of Formula E races.
The entry by Nissan, a global leader in electric vehicle technology, is timed to coincide with new technical regulations for the championship. Nissan says that the entry is also a high-performance expression of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the company’s vision for changing how cars are powered, driven and integrated into society.