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Season 4 of the FIA Formula E all electric series kicks off this weekend in Hong Kong, and is poised to further solidify the series as a major player in the global world of motorsports. Its messaging of Electric, Sustainable, Connected, Autonomous, and Shared is targeted right at the growing “Urban Mobility” and “Electrification” trends of government and industry, and attracts a fan base of young, urban, digitally savvy consumers that is the target market sweet spot for marketers of all stripes.
The Formula E teams are already a major platform for global automotive OEMs such as Renault, Jaguar, […]
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A Culmination of Disruptive Announcements in the Global Auto Sector Leading to Partnership Opportunities for Parts Suppliers Within The Series
The third season of the FIA Formula E all electric motor sport series came to an exciting end in Montreal the last weekend in July. It was a fantastic two day event in the heart of the city, well worthy of a separate blog posting. However, this will focus on the automotive industry.
Between the time I left Toronto Friday morning and landed in Montreal to take in the weekend’s races, Porsche announced they would be entering […]
Season three of the FIA Formula E all electric motorsport series kicked off the weekend of October 8-9 in Hong Kong. This follows a successful first two seasons that saw the series solidify itself as a viable, growing, and influential focal point in the global efforts at addressing sustainability and climate change. The last year has also seen the series become embraced by more of the world’s automotive OEMs and specialty producers of electric vehicles.
With the recent Canadian federal government actions on carbon pricing and the U.S. ratification of the Paris Agreement, both countries should be looking at ways to […]
Like most North Americans, I grew up in a car culture. Driving was part of everyday life in the suburbs. And, I love to drive. I find it a challenge to the brain, fun, and sometimes therapeutic.
I am also a long time motorsports fan, involved in motorsports marketing, and have been attending races with cars driven by humans for years. I’ve been a fan of numerous drivers, and have witnessed in person or on live television various amazing performances by these athletes inside a race car cockpit. I still really enjoy it, and don’t think this form of motorsport is […]
I recently attended my first Formula E race in Mexico City to get a first hand feel of what this series is all about, along with getting a better understanding of its brand value proposition as it relates to potential sponsors.
When I first heard of this all electric vehicle race series, I was intrigued but a bit skeptical as to its overall merits. However, my experience at the race, and talking with some players involved in the series, gave me the conclusion that it does have a viable place and specific value proposition for sponsors […]