An introduction to Extreme E

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Mikaela Åhlin-Kottulinsky, Swedish racing driver and test driver for Continental’s Extreme E tires, explains the rules and format of the new electric racing series.

Åhlin-Kottulinsky meets Continental engineer Anuj Jain, who is responsible for developing the Extreme E racing tire.

Wolfgang Recker, head of Continental’s tire carving and mechanical processing, shows test driver Mikaela Åhlin-Kottulinsky how the tires are carved.

Åhlin-Kottulinsky learns how Continental’s tires are made and how the Extreme E tire is specially engineered for safety and performance on track.

Peter Bogenschuetz, head of industrial design for tires at Continental, reveals how the Extreme E tire was developed.

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Rachel's career in journalism began around five years ago when she started working for UKi Media & Events, having recently graduated from Coventry University where she studied the subject. Her favourite aspect of the job is interviewing industry experts, including researchers, scientists, engineers and technicians, and learning more about the ground-breaking technologies and innovations that are shaping the future of the automotive and tire industries.

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