Formula E

Second manufacturer for Gen4: Jaguar will remain in Formula E until 2030

Svenja König

Svenja König

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Jaguar is the second manufacturer to commit to the Gen4 era of Formula E. This means that the British manufacturer - just like Nissan - will be part of the electric series until 2030. The Formula E commitment is intended to support the reorganisation to sell exclusively electric vehicles from 2025.

The official announcement was made the day before the Monaco E-Prix at a press conference attended by Jaguar Team Principal James Barclay, Formula E CEO Jeff Dodds and FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem.

"We are thrilled that Jaguar TCS Racing are committing to the GEN4 era of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship," said Dodds. Jaguar's dedication to innovation and sustainability perfectly aligns with our mission to redefine the future of racing. Jaguar’s continued partnership underscores the significant impact that Formula E has had on the development of electric vehicle technology, and on setting the pace for greener, more exhilarating motorsport."

Jaguar has been part of Formula E since the third season - 2016/17 - and since then the 'big cat' has claimed 13 victories and 37 podiums. Only ABT, Techeetah, Envision and Nissan are more successful in the overall success statistics with their predecessor teams. "I am very proud of what the team has achieved so far and we are all very excited about the future," summarises Team Principal James Barclay. Once the Gen4 era is successfully completed, the British manufacturer can look back on 14 seasons in the electric series.

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Barclay: "Great news for Jaguar"

For Jaguar, Formula E is part of the company's strategy to fully commit to electromobility as a car manufacturer. From 2025 - i.e. as early as next year - the British company wants to produce only electric vehicles. The Formula E team is carrying out valuable development work to achieve this.

"As a team we recently celebrated our 100th race in Formula E and, with Jaguar being reimagined as a pure-electric brand from 2025, the timing couldn’t be better," says Team Principal James Barclay. "Our commitment to the next, GEN4 era of Formula E is clear demonstration of the JLR Board’s confidence in the value of competition at the highest level. Jaguar TCS Racing will continue to drive the rapid development of EV technology on the track, for the benefit of our future customers on the road."

"Jaguar has been a mainstay of the championship since Season 3 and a consistent title contender in recent campaigns" said FIA President Ben Sulayem. "with the brand’s racing activities and future electric road car range underscoring its firm focus on sustainable solutions. This bodes well for a successful future for Formula E."

Jaguar is the second manufacturer to sign up for the fourth generation of Formula E vehicles. Nissan had already announced before the Tokyo E-Prix at the end of March that it wanted to be part of Formula E until 2030.

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