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ABB announces ground-breaking partnership with Formula E

January 12, 2018 • World News

Pioneering technology leader ABB announced that it will become a title sponsor to the world’s first fully electric international FIA motorsport series, the Formula E championship.

The ground-breaking partnership will see ABB bring its innovation and technology leadership to the series, which will be now known as the “ABB FIA Formula E Championship”.

ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer, said the company’s unrivalled expertise in electrification and leadership in electric vehicle charging solutions made it the ideal industry partner for Formula E.

“We are extremely excited to partner with Formula E in writing the future of e-mobility,” Mr Spiesshofer said.

“Today, two pioneers are uniting. ABB and Formula E are a natural fit at the forefront of the latest electrification and digital technologies. Together, we will write the next phase of this exciting sports activity and foster high-performance teams. Together, we will write the future – one electrifying race at a time.”

Alejandro Agag, founder and CEO of Formula E, tipped the partnership to push the boundaries of e-mobility.

“This is a historic day for Formula E and I’m honored to welcome the global technology leader ABB as the title partner of Formula E, with its background and expertise in the field of electrification and digital technologies,” he continued.

“Our two companies are synonymous with pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Together, as partners, we will showcase breakthrough technology on a global scale to fans and consumers who follow the ABB FIA Formula E Championship.”

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