Purdue University & Andretti Technologies Partner For High Performance Electric Vehicle Development & Educational Program

INDIANAPOLIS (NOVEMBER 5, 2015) – Andretti Technologies (ATEC), the advanced engineering arm of the Michael Andretti-led auto sport empire, has partnered with Purdue University to engineer the future of electric vehicle technology and innovation.
“We here at Andretti Technologies are very excited to be partnered with such a prestigious and respected University, leaders in the field of electrical machines and power electronics,” said Roger Griffiths, Director of Motorsport Development for Andretti Technologies. The knowledge and resources offered to us has already been extremely fruitful in the development of the new ATEC Formula E powertrain that will debut in Season 3 of the FIA Formula E Championship.”

The partnership focuses on using advanced technology to develop the next generation of high performance electric vehicles though access to the University’s state of the art engineering facilities along with the latest electrical understanding that Purdue can offer; this partnership also incorporates an educational internship program for Purdue University students within Andretti Technologies and the Andretti family of race teams.

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