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Yamaha Motor Partners with Lola Cars for Formula E Powertrains

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Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. and Lola Cars Ltd. (Lola) have announced a technical partnership agreement. This collaboration involves

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. and Lola Cars Ltd. (Lola) have announced a technical partnership agreement. This collaboration involves the development and supply of high-performance electric powertrains for an official manufacturer in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, the leading racing series for all-electric single-seater vehicles. By participating in Formula E, Yamaha Motor aims to enhance its expertise and capabilities in cutting-edge electric technologies.

Lola is developing a vehicle package that can be supplied to racing teams competing in Formula E. Yamaha plans to develop and supply the electric powertrain (power unit), working closely in technical partnership with Lola aiming to develop and acquire the ultimate in energy management technology and the world’s highest levels of power density and efficiency.

Lola is a well-established British racing car development company that has produced vehicles that have competed in numerous international automobile races. With a commitment to sustainable motorsports, the Lola aims to acquire electric racing technology by planning to develop and supply the manufacturer’s perimeter compliant with Formula E homologation standards.

Yamaha has set a companywide environmental goal to achieve carbon neutrality in Scope 3* emissions by 2050. To create a more sustainable world, Yamaha will continue promoting the research and development of technologies that contribute to sustainability.

*Emissions produced from Yamaha’s value chain, e.g., use of sold products.

SOURCE: Yamaha Motor

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