EFACEC partners with Techeetah in Formula E

In Season 5 of Formula E, which has a scheduled start for December 15 in Saudi Arabia, with the 1st ePrix of Riade, Portuguese company next to Teechatah, the Chinese team that finished the 2017-2018 championship in 2 With two points less than Audi and won the drivers’ title with 28-year-old Frenchman Jean Éric Vergne, who went through F1 discreetly (between 2012 and 2014, 58 GP with Toro Rosso).
Founded in 1948, Ec (meanwhile, redesignated Ec Power Solutions) moves in the energy, engineering and mobility sectors. The company favors export markets and is ranked # 1 worldwide in infrastructures for fast loading of electric car batteries. Among the priority projects, induction recharging formula, wireless. The expectation for the coming years is to reach 100 million euros in annual turnover.
Formula E has the seal of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) and promotes the mobility of the future precisely because it is realized with single-stage engines equipped with electric motors instead of conventional internal combustion engines. The Chinese team made their debut in the competition in season three (2016-2017), after the purchase of Team Aguri, finishing the season of debut in the 5th position. In 2017-2018, after months in command, 2nd place, only two points from Audi.
In 2018-2019, important news in Formula E and Teecheetah. At the top of the list, a new generation of more powerful and fast single-seaters equipped with superbateries, to end the mid-race car exchange, due to the limitation in the field of autonomy. In the team, with the departure of Renault, replaced by Nissan, instead of Spark chassis with a diamond-brand propulsion system, according to DS, a brand of PSA Peugeot Citroën, a consortium led by Portuguese Carlos Tavares, for the supply of the technology arranged under the bodywork with image of spaceship constructed, mostly, in carbon fiber … The pair of pilots is maintained. Next to Vergne, André Lotterer, 36 year old German winner of the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2011, 2012 and 2014.
Yesterday, at the Electricity Museum in Lisbon, during the Mobi Lisbon Summit, announcement of the extension of Ec’s agreement with Techeetah, with Ângelo Ramalho, director general of the Portuguese company and Mark Preston, director of the team owned by China Media Capital, to highlight the advantages of an optimal strategic partnership for both parties … Techeetah gains the support of a specialist in battery charging and energy management, important capital gains, considering the end of single-seat exchange during the ePrix, Ec guarantees the access to a competitive platform for global mobility solutions providers to develop and test technologies for electric vehicles.

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