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Nissan e.dams signs Buemi and Albon for Formula E debut

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Swiss racer Sebastien Buemi and U.K.-based Alex Albon will drive for Nissan when the global electric vehicle sales leader makes its debut in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in December.

Nissan’s Formula E program will show a new “performance side” of Nissan Intelligent Mobility – the company’s vision for changing how cars are powered, driven and integrated into society. As the first Japanese company to join the electric racing championship series, Nissan will draw on its proven experience as the all-time world leader in electric cars – having sold more than 350,000 Nissan LEAF vehicles since introducing the model in 2010.

Buemi, 29, spent the past four seasons as a driver with e.dams, Nissan’s Formula E racing partner. He will debut in Nissan colors aboard the company’s new Gen2 Formula E car at next month’s series open test in Valencia, Spain.

Buemi’s past accomplishments on the track include taking the 2015/2016 driver’s championship and setting series records including most wins, most pole positions, most fastest laps, most

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