Formula E announced that Charge, the British-based automotive technology company and maker of smart electric trucks, are to become the Official Electric Truck Partner of the FIA Formula E Championship.

The agreement will see Charge supply electric trucks at Formula E events in flagship cities around the world. The trucks will be used for the driver parade and for logistics both on and off the track.

Significantly, the first truck to be unveiled at the Visa Paris ePrix was in partnership with DHL, the championship's Official Logistics Partner.

"We are thrilled to have Charge on board as our Official Electric Truck Partner. Our partnership makes sense on every level. They are an incredibly innovative company - the way they are approaching the electric truck and bus market with software that improves the hardware is very intelligent and it means our entire series, from the cars to the trucks, is completely electric and that's a powerful message for change. I'm sure Charge will be the future of trucks and buses and we look forward to helping them grow," Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag, commented. 

Charge is re-defining the way trucks should be made with a fully integrated software solution that enables the hardware to be instantly upgraded with every aspect of the vehicle connected.

April 28, 2016 Driving photo: FIA Formula E

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