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The future of racing, Formula E

Racing away from the gasoline-guzzling and noise polluting sport of Formula 1 , is the new category of auto racing, Formula E . An all-electric-cars event is expected to begin in 2014 and promises to take us one step closer to the future of using cleaner , greener cars in our day-to-day lives. Staying true to their motto of using racing events as a platform for innovation and testing newer technologies, the FIA (  Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile ), motorsport's governing body, has recently given a 'go-ahead' to Formula E and you might get the first glimpses of these cars in action mid-way this year. Surprising as it may sound, electric cars have been around since the late 1800's and were quite popular in those days. However,  developments in technology used for internal combustion engines led to popularity of gasoline fuelled vehicles, which we use today. Fuel crisis and the impact of using fossil fuels on our environment has once again drawn o

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