LONDON — Nissan will stay in Formula E until finally at the very least the conclude of 2026, the all-electric powered championship’s only Japanese manufacturer introduced on Wednesday.

Formula E is due to introduce its subsequent generation of additional impressive and speedier autos for its ninth year beginning in 2022-23.

“We purpose to layout and create electric powered vehicles that remodel the way communities link and move, and inspire us all to do the job towards a sustainable modern society,” Nissan’s chief operating officer Ashwani Gupta claimed in a assertion.

“For Nissan, Formula E allows us provide pleasure, electricity and the environment to the forefront as we provide this vision of the potential to an ever-expanding, new, young and diverse audience.”

Nissan has claimed it intends to electrify all of its new car choices by the early 2030s.

Formula E started off its 2021 year with two races in Saudi Arabia at the conclude of February.

Renault entered the inaugural Formula E championship before the group were being re-branded Nissan in 2018, with Swiss driver Sebastien Buemi finishing as runner-up that year.

Citroen’s DS model and India’s Mahindra have also committed until finally 2026.