Fluoropolymers, as a core component of batteries, have a key role to play in the growth of Formula E, specifically, in the development of cars. New generation racing vehicles, (Gen3), require the highest-performing lithium-ion batteries, capable of ultra-high-speed charging during the race, to provide an additional power boost. The fast-paced Formula E races would not be the same without fluoropolymers!
Today, with climate change and the green transition on top of global leaders’ agendas, no sector can escape public scrutiny, including sports.
Motorsports specifically have undergone considerable change within the past decade. On our roads, cars powered purely by petrol-guzzling internal combustion engines are becoming more of a rarity as hybrids and electric power take a more central role.