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  1. Recharge Wrap-up: Voltia debuts Maxi cargo EV, NextEV's Martin Leach diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Autoblog

    Ride your bike at 8-9 mph to minimize pollution exposure; VW needs to cut over 10K jobs for EV switch. NextEV President Dr. Martin Leach has died of cancer.


  2. NextEV boss Martin Leach passes away after battle with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 |

    Renowned automotive industry executive and Formula E team chief Martin Leach has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 59. Leach was most recently president of NextEV - a startup technology company that designs and develops high-performance electric vehicles - and ran its Formula E team since last season.


  3. Piquet: I'd have stayed in NASCAR given the chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 |

    Nelson Piquet Jr, who returns to NASCAR competition in the Xfinity road course race at Mid-Ohio this weekend, says he would have stayed in the American stock cars on a full-time basis if he'd received adequate backing. Despite NASCAR's Drive for Diversity programme, Piquet thinks the lack of sponsors willing to support non-American drivers is holding back their chances - and led to him returning to Europe to race in Formula E after a four-year U.S. stock car career.


  4. Nelson Piquet Jr. returns to NASCAR for Mid-AmericaRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2016 | Auto Racing Daily

    Nelson Piquet Jr. will return to the NASCAR landscape Aug. 13 for the Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington. He'll be behind the wheel of the No.


  5. Piquet Jr to defend Washington DC Global Rallycross win with SH RacingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 |

    SH Rallycross/DRR announced today that Nelson Piquet Jr. will return to the team to defend his Washington D. C. Red Bull Global Rallycross win. Piquet Jr., who drove for the team in 2014 and 2015, finishing fourth in the championship both years, claimed his first and the team's first victory last year in Washington D.C. He will pilot the No.


  6. Ami James Brands, Inc. Engages Top Designer for CollaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Market Wire

    Ms. Olan will be working from mood board to completion with creative direction from Ami James. Ms. Olan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in fashion merchandising and management from the Fashion Institute of Technology New York City.


  7. Nelson's Column: From Le Mans to London and back to NASCARRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | columnist Nelson Piquet Jr stood on the podium at Le Mans, ended a frustrating Formula E season in London and will soon make a NASCAR comeback too. The last month has been pretty cool for me! I got to experience the amazing Le Mans 24 hours again, and that's a race I would love to do every year.


  8. NASCAR Road Course Return for Piquet JrRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2016 | Paddock Talk

    Nelson Piquet Jr will make his NASCAR return on 13 August 2016, when he joins Biagi-DenBeste Racing to take on the Mid-Ohio 200 Xfinity Series road course race. Piquet Jr was a regular on the NASCAR scene between 2010-2014, during which time he became the first Brazilian to visit Victory Lane in a top tier NASCAR category, when he won the Nationwide Series race at Road America in 2012.


  9. Nelson Piquet Jr. to make NASCAR return at Mid-OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 |

    Brazilian Nelson Piquet Jr. will be making his NASCAR comeback next month for Biagi-DenBeste Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series . Piquet's last NASCAR start came in the Sprint Cup Series in the 2014 Watkins Glen race, where he finished 26th.


  10. More details on Chinese firm NextEV's electric supercar plansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | BenzConnection

    A few that have been reported on here at Motor Authority include Atieva, Detroit Electric, Faraday Future/LeEco, Karma, National Electric Vehicle Sweden and TechRules. Another is NextEV, which competes in the Formula E Championship and whose top driver, Nelson Piquet, Jr., won the electric car racing series' inaugural season.


  11. Piquet denied F3 race entry for PauRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Formula 1 Blog

    The story of Nelson Piquet Jr's return to Formula 3 for a one-off race in Pau has become a bit odd as the FIA have denied his application to race saying: "We cannot deny that we were pleased that a driver with the talent and the achievements of Nelson Piquet Jr has expressed a desire to race in a round of the FIA F3 European Championship at a prestigious circuit such as Pau," said single seater commission president Stefano Domenicali. "However, we must keep in mind the spirit of the championship - as one of the primary steps on the ladder to F1.