Singapore in talks to bring in Formula E street circuit as early as 2020

Drivers at the start of the race during the Formula E Zurich E-Prix in Zurich, Switzerland, on June 10, 2018.
Drivers at the start of the race during the Formula E Zurich E-Prix in Zurich, Switzerland, on June 10, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - Who needs Tesla? The fastest electric cars are set to blaze a trail to Singapore as early as 2020 as part of the up-and-coming Formula E circuit.

The Singapore Government - yes, the same one that Tesla chief Elon Musk dissed recently for not being "supportive" of electric cars - is in talks with the race owners to bring the high-octane but low-emission sport to the Republic.

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