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Dow joins forces with Jaguar Racing to develop next-generation EV for Formula E

Bringing its 100 years of experience in automotive to Formula E, Dow officially joins Jaguar Racing for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. As a partner, Dow engineers will team up alongside Jaguar Racing to help innovate creative solutions for the unique demands of next-generation vehicles.

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship is a groundbreaking single-seater motorsport competition that uses only electric cars. Alongside partners at Jaguar Racing, Dow is accelerating material development in real time through our MobilityScience™ platform, introducing a wide range of polyolefin, polyurethane, acrylic, specialty chemical and silicone technologies that advance safety, comfort, range and low carbon solutions for automobiles on the track and off.

The Jaguar website reveals that “Formula E remains a key priority for Jaguar Land Rover and the company’s Destination Zero journey. As the only all-electric world championship, Formula E allows us to test and develop new electric vehicle technologies in a high-performance environment. It continues to be the test-bed for our Race to Innovate mission that will help shape our electric future – a future that Jaguar is passionate about, and dedicated to for the benefit of our society, the changing landscape of mobility, sustainability and our customers.”

James Barclay, Jaguar Racing Team Director
, said, “This is Jaguar Racing’s fifth season in the world’s fastest-growing global motorsport. The team have worked harder than ever to create the most efficient, state-of-the-art race car and it is fantastic to be able to unveil it to our customers, fans and partners. We’d like to extend a warm welcome to our new partner Dow and look forward to creating a new chapter of success in Formula E together.”

“Great partnerships are based on shared values and vision for the future,” said Jim Fitterling, Dow Chairman and CEO. “The Formula E circuit, and our new relationship with Jaguar racing in particular, aligns with our ambition to bring more sustainable solutions to society through an innovative and inclusive spirit. As a global materials science leader, we look forward to advancing vehicle electrification through our MobilityScience platform on this collaborative journey to a lower carbon economy.”

In Thailand, Dow has developed and introduced various materials and chemicals to the Thai automobile industry for a long time. The main product groups are polyolefin, polyurethane, acrylic, elastomers and silicones for producing various interior and exterior components and inside the engine compartment, such as airbags, seat cushions, electrical and electronic systems, car batteries and so on. Today, Dow is a leading developer of a wide range of innovations for EVs, especially electric vehicle batteries and materials that make the electric vehicle structure lighter. Dow's official partnership to develop electric racing cars with a world-class team like Jaguar is working to bring new technologies and innovations from the track to EVs on the roads around the world and in Thailand.

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