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Boogity Boogity Boogity! Are Electric Cars the Future of Auto Racing?

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Not quite as fast on the straightaway, Formula E electric cars rival the conventionally powered Formula One racers in acceleration. (FIA)

Formula E is a new racing circuit, like NASCAR or Formula One, that’s trying to make it big. It can match the old-school circuits in speed, but its electric cars don’t have that same soothing rumble race fans love. Can this sustainability-focused league build and sustain a fan base?

Read Craig Miller’s full article on Formula E here.

Q’ed Up is hosted and produced by Ryan Levi. This episode was edited by Jeremy Siegel. Follow Ryan on Twitter at @ryan_levi. Send us a note at qedup@kqed.org. Find more Q’ed Up at kqed.org/qedup.


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