Panasonic Jaguar Racing and GKN Automotive strengthen partnership

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GKN Automotive has agreed to continuing its partnership with Panasonic Jaguar Racing. The engineering group will provide support to the Formula E team throughout season six, further testing what is possible in electric automotive performance.

As part of the expanding technical workstream partnership, GKN Automotive will offer integration and control expertise to help boost Panasonic Jaguar Racing’s performance in future seasons.

Through current research projects and further insight gleaned from the Panasonic Jaguar Racing partnership, GKN Automotive will also explore technical development of electric drivetrains for future use in electric motorsport.

Liam Butterworth, CEO, GKN Automotive, said: “We are proud to continue our long-standing relationship with Jaguar’s racing exploits. We are looking forward to further strengthening the working relationship with Panasonic Jaguar Racing to share our technical expertise and to benefit the future development of high-performance electric drivetrains.”

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