Nico Rosberg: how the F1 champion went from the track to a Twizy

The former Mercedes driver on his mission to bring electric transport to the masses.

Nico Rosberg’s retirement from Formula One in 2016 came as a surprise – “even to me,” he says with a grin. Just five days after winning the sport’s world title aged 31 and only ten years into his career, Rosberg abruptly walked away from the track. Having finished first in nine of the season’s 21 grands prix and achieved 16 podium finishes, Rosberg took the overall title from his former Mercedes teammate, Lewis Hamilton, in the final race. After being crowned the “best in...
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