Season 5 of the ABB FIA Formula E championship began last December with a race in the all-new, purpose-built Saudi venue of Ad Diriyah.
ABB Ambassador and Venturi test driver Simona de Silvestro had her first taste of the new ‘Gen2’ racecar, incorporating a battery almost twice as efficient as that of its predecessor.
The inaugural Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY, featuring racing versions of the road-going all-electric I-PACE SUV, was launched in Ad Diriyah. The race was won by New Zealand's Simon Evans.
Race two in Marrakesh – the only ABB Formula E round in Africa – was staged against the backdrop of the Atlas mountains.
Lazy Morocco sunsets helped grateful photographers create some of the season’s most enduring images, in the dusk 'golden hour'.
Early in the season, Sébastien Buemi's Nissan racecar lacked performance and reliability. But he maintained his focus to keep scoring points.
The championship returned to Santiago for round three, but to a new venue in the Chilean capital – Parque O’Higgins.
Sam Bird beat a record race temperature of 37 degrees C and celebrated with a series of spectacular donut burnouts.
Antonio Felix Da Costa's BMW shows the scars of battle after some close-quarters racing.
More than 30,000 fans were drawn to the adapted version of Mexico City’s Formula 1 circuit for this race, which was won by Audi’s Lucas Di Grassi, Season Three champion.
Di Grassi's dramatic win came only at the final corner, as Mahindra driver Pascal Wehrlein ran out of power within sight of the finish line.
The ABB booth drew race-goers to the heart of the fan-friendly e-village.
Hong Kong’s waterfront is one of the most popular venues of the ABB Formula E season and provides an iconic setting for the race.
A tight squeeze at the hairpin for the ABB Formula E pack. Eventual winner Edoardo Mortara is in sixth place here, on the extreme right.
For the 50th race of the ABB FIA Formula E championship, ABB presented series CEO and chairman Alejandro Agag with a specially made pitboard to mark the occasion.
ABB Formula E returned to the Chinese mainland for the first time since the inaugural 2014 Beijing ePrix, with a race on the streets of the tourist destination, Sanya.
Antonio Felix Da Costa, of the BMW iAndretti team, is a suitably delighted podium finisher.
The Jaguar crew try to keep their cars cool with dry ice, ahead of the race start.
After the first half-season of long-haul races, ABB Formula E returned to Europe for the Rome ePrix.
Rome's EUR district provided an unmistakeable backdrop for the event.
The race was a breakthrough for Mitch Evans and Jaguar – both first-time ABB Formula E winners.
The Paris ePrix took the message of e-mobility to the heart of a city committed to reducing urban pollution.
Robin Frijns streams through the streets of the French capital during the first wet-weather race of the season.
Mixed light conditions allowed photographers to indulge their creativity – as in this image of Audi's Daniel Abt.
At motorsport's most iconic destination, ABB Formula E showcased an all-electric future on streets famed for petrol-powered racing.
Jean-Eric Vergne threaded his Techeetah through the barriers to become the season’s first double winner.
Sébastien Buemi arrived in Monaco aiming for a hat-trick of wins, but had to give best to Vergne.
The Berlin ABB Formula E race is an important one for the multiple German car manufacturers associated with the all-electric series.
Lucas Di Grassi delivered an important home victory for Audi – his second of the year.
Sébastien Buemi began his late-season charge, with pole position and a second-place finish.
Alongside the Berlin ePrix, the all-new GreenTech Festival (GTF) showcased the latest developments in sustainable transport technology.
GTF was jointly organized and hosted by 2016 Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg.
The combination of all-electric racing and a festival of new technology proved irresistible to German fans.
Swiss racer and ABB ambassador Sébastien Buemi finished third at his home race – and celebrated with his son, Jules, on the podium.
The Swiss capital provided an idyllic setting for the final European race of the season…
… in marked contrast to the frantic track action.
Sébastien Buemi and Nissan saved their best till (almost) last, by winning the penultimate double-header race of the New York ePrix season finale.
It was a breakthrough Season 5 win for team and driver, after their early-year technical troubles.
Buemi's year-long focus helped raise him to the vice-champion position with a late-season sprint.
Robin Frijns won the second, season-ending, New York race, as Jean-Eric Vergne secured the drivers’ title and the teams’ title for Techeetah.
Vergne’s successful title defence made him the first ABB Formula E back-to-back champion.
The Manhattan skyline provided perhaps the most iconic of all backdrops to close Season 5.
The inaugural Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY series was won by Brazil's Sergio Jimenez.
Jaguar's I-PACE eTROPHY cars are race-prepared versions of their award-winning all-electric SUV.
ABB is official charging partner of the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY, providing custom-designed fast chargers at every round.
Throughout Season 5 of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, the ABB booth proved to be a star attraction of the series’ fan-focused eVillage.
The booth's highlights included race simulators, a selfie-taking YuMi® robot and a display of the latest ABB fast-charging technology.
ABB's messages of sustainability and progress in e-mobility captured fans' imaginations throughout the season.