- The UK and French governments will outlaw the sale of petrol and diesel-based vehicles from 2040
- Mercedes and Porsche will join Formula E from season six, while FCA could enter even sooner
- Brands partnering with Formula E and its teams include EV charging point supplier Chargemaster and oil brands like Total and Gulf
For many drivers around the world, the prospect of switching from a petrol to an electric vehicle (EV) probably still fills them with a sense of apprehension or aversion.
Sure, it might save the planet, but what will it look like, where will they charge the battery and what kind of speed and performance will it deliver?
The fact is, though, that the momentum in favour of EVs is growing rapidly.