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The race of Formula E represents the beginning of the solution to environmental problems

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By Luis Seguessa
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The race marks the beginning of what is coming, the transformation of transportation in the world, which we insist that the only solution we have for the problems of climate change and global warming

The international race where only electric cars will compete this weekend in Punta del Este and in January to Buenos Aires. Codes Foundation will attend the big event.

The race of the Formula E is the first Grand Prix Electrical history. Known as the equivalent of Formula 1, but with electric cars exclusively, was released in September this year in Beijing. The championship is organized by the International Automobile Federation (FIA), includes 9 other cities, including South America Punta del Este, Uruguay, where the third round will be conducted and Buenos Aires, Argentina.

It is very important for Uruguay and Argentina that competence of Formula I come here. The race marks the beginning of what is coming, the transformation of transportation in the world, which we insist that the only solution we have for the problems of climate change and global warming.

According to the Foundation, established in Punta del Este and promotes the use of electric vehicles to address the problems of climate change and global warming, automobile internal combustion, ie traditional, are largely responsible for these problems. This is because in addition to emit toxic gases into the environment, consume large amounts of oxygen to function. "In the world 10 billion liters pure oxygen consumed per second because of dependent transport of fossil fuels, this causes damage to the ozone and the balance of the Earth. Combustion cars are deteriorating ecosystems and climate (...) this will increase because the automotive industry also increases, more and more oil consumption, emissions and more oxygen is consumed for these machines work.

For event organizers, the FIA, this race is also an opportunity to bet on the environmental sustainability of the industry. As mentioned on their website, "this competition represents a vision for the future of the motor industry in the coming decades, serving as a framework for R & D (Research and Development) about the electric vehicle, the acceleration of interest generally in these cars and promoting sustainability. "

The circuit will be this December 13 in Punta del Este, specifically in the area of Playa Brava and January 10, 2015 in Buenos Aires. One model of competition is in town for display at the Conrad Hotel in Punta del Este, thanks to the sponsorship of the brand TAG Heuer.

This new technology will not only give us an excellent show but you are opening the door to a better world, Codes Foundation invites you to see this happening.

The sporting event will also include a festival, a club of Emotion and demonstrations about the benefits of clean energy. It is expected that 20,000 people attend.

Formula E has the presence of 10 teams and 20 drivers. The cars reach top speeds of 250 mph and can go from 0-100 kph in 2.8 seconds. So far, the circuit is led by Lucas di Grassi followed closely by Sam Bird. The competition will end on June 27, 2015 in London, England.

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