A comparison of the Formula E Gen2 car (top) to Hong Kong University's Mark1 (left) and Mark3 (right) electric vehicles of the 1980s.

Why Formula E’s beautiful Gen2 cars owe debt of gratitude to these ugly University of Hong Kong electric vehicles from the 1980s

  • Former HKU undergrad KT Chau had a vision 30 years ago that electric cars could be better
  • Now a professor, Chau helped pioneer cutting-edge technology that inspired Tesla and Formula E
Topic |   Formula E

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A comparison of the Formula E Gen2 car (top) to Hong Kong University's Mark1 (left) and Mark3 (right) electric vehicles of the 1980s.
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