BMW confirmed that it will enter the Formula E Champinship as official drivetrain supplier for Andretti Formule E team in 2018/19 season.

BMW is already using expertise gained from Formula E in developing BMW i Next autonomous vehicle and also the next generation of advanced BMW EV models. They also consider involvement in Formula E as perfect development laboratory for production-related electric powertrain technology. »Formula E has developed fantastically as a racing series and, as a new, technology-based project, is perfectly suited to the BMW Group and BMW Motorsport. Forging new paths and driving innovation – these are values shared by BMW and Formula E. Because it is very important for us to demonstrate our technological expertise, we have shown a firm commitment to this project through the registration of BMW AG as an official manufacturer and are facing up to the growing competition there,« says BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt.

July 19, 2017 Driving photo: BMW

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