The collaboration between Nissan and e.dams itself is known to have existed since 2018. In March 2021, Nissan announced its commitment to the Formula E Gen3 era which will apply to Formula E next season.
“These are exciting times for all of us,” he said, quoted from Nissan’s official website. “We have been on the grid for over 85 years, and our desire to win continues to accelerate us forward.”
Furthermore, Gupta also said that taking over e.dams not only confirms Nissan’s long-term commitment to Formula E. However, he said, Nissan is also committed to the world of motorsports competition.
“We are also passionate about delivering innovative and exciting driving experiences while demonstrating our commitment to zero emission and sustainable solutions. This acquisition will further empower us to achieve our strategic business electrification goal,” he added.
Meanwhile, the managing director of e.dams Tommaso Volpe expressed his pleasure after Nissan acquired the Formula E electric car racing team. “This is an important step in our Formula E project. As the pinnacle of all-electric racing, Formula E provides us with an exciting global platform.”
Nissan e.dams itself currently has two drivers in the 2022/23 Formula E season, namely Maximilian Gunther and Sebastien Buemi. The racing team is known to still be ranked 8th in the Formula E team standings this season with a collection of 8 points.