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Nov. 12 (Bloomberg) –- Bloomberg’s Ryan Chilcote reports on the new FIA Championship exclusively featuring electric cars. He speaks to Anna Edwards and Mark Barton on Bloomberg Television’s “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

The plan is for 10 teams with two drivers each to compete in 10 different cities.

It kicks off in september.

It kicks off in all kinds of laces, including monte carlo.

We have some video of one of the cars brought into the building.

Pretty interesting car.

Pretty interesting idea.

This is an open championships, which i like.

Each car brings its own innovation, which is pretty cool.

You get these supercars battling it out.

You have michelin on board.

They have been involved in the french team.

There are some similarities.

A are glamorous locations.

How is this different?

It is a bit of an offshoot.

There are a lot of different things we could talk about a little later.

The cars are silent.

They do have this feature the drivers can use twice which will advance them beyond the car in front of them.

If you are in the audience you can vote for the best driver, and that driver through your smart phone will get extra power.

Extra capability.

It does sound like a computer game.

That function sounds anti- competitive.

There are critics?

There are critics.

I called bernie and said, what do you think?

He said, two things.

He is the man behind formula one.

Crises says people come for the roar of the cars.

-- he says people come for the roar of the cars.

They are going to have live music throughout.

You could have the crowd.

The other issue is formula one is extremely expensive.

You need sponsors.

I went to monte carlo in 1991. my ears are still ringing.

I thought that was the money

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