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Major automakers like Jaguar develop all-electric race cars to compete in Formula E. Here Mitch Evans, in a Jaguar, leads rivals during the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in New York City on July 11. Handout/Jaguar Racing via Getty Images hide caption

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With A Whirr, Not A Roar, Auto Racing Drives Toward An Electric Future

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Race car driver Michael Schumacher in November 2012. Mark Thompson/Getty Images hide caption

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Ferrari's Fernando Alonso during qualifying at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Paul Gilham/Getty Images hide caption

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Noor Daoud holds a trophy after she won third place in the first day of Formula Israel's women's race, in Eilat, Israel. Daoud went on to take the women's title at the event. Uriel Sinai/Getty Images hide caption

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