February 1, 2016
Source: Electric Autosport
Formula E true proving ground for new technology
One of Andretti’s partners is TE Connectivity, known for smart connectivity technology. They find Formula E a perfect proving ground to develop new technologies. Not only technology firms have committed to the series as car manufacturers are rolling in too. “It’s all about fuel economy these days: alternative powertrains and lightweight vehicles,” said Alan Amici, VP Product Engineering at Automotive Americas during a seminar at Andretti’s workshop in Indianapolis where their Formula E test car in recognizable orange TE Connectivity livery shined behind him.
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