It is one of a many successful partnerships in Formula E: Ever given a array debuted in tumble of 2014, Schaeffler has been subsidy a Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler group as a record partner. With a total of 40 lectern finishes and some-more than 1,000 points before a sixth deteriorate kicks off, a patrol has set benchmarks both on and off a foe track. Now a march has been set for a future.
“Schaeffler, Audi and Formula E – this multiple has been a ideal compare from day one,” says Matthias Zink, CEO Automotive OEM during Schaeffler. “As a company, we wish to figure tolerable mobility in innovative ways with a technologies in a areas of powertrain and cessation development. Formula E is an ideal theatre for us to benefaction these ideas in a matter of electric mobility and to contest opposite foe on a top sporting level. At a same time, a joining has been stirring fans and employees comparison for years.”
After carrying partnered with a highwayman ABT Sportsline group in a initial 3 years, Schaeffler has been building a powertrain for Formula E together with a 4 rings ever given Audi’s factory-backed entrance debuted in a tumble of 2017. On a foe automobile that is standardised for all teams in all other respects, a multiple of a motor, transmission, inverter and program is regarded as a car’s centerpiece. Going forward, Schaeffler, as record and growth partner, will essentially be concerned in areas such as temperament development, member manufacturing, transmission, engine and expostulate judgment development, as good as by ancillary exam dais work and antecedent construction.
“I am gay that Audi and Schaeffler will continue to form a absolute group in a entrance years,” says Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass. “Together, we have already achieved a lot, though in a perspective of a augmenting competitiveness in Formula E, we also have large aims going forward. Therefore, a fact that we’ll be means to tackle a seventh deteriorate with corner army and as a well-gelled group is of sold importance.”