AVX Backs GEOX Dragon Formula E Team

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AVX Corp. is sponsoring the GEOX DRAGON Formula E team.

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – AVX Corp., a manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is sponsoring the GEOX Dragon Formula E racing team in partnership with Mouser Electronics, TTI, Inc., and Molex.

The ABB FIA Formula E Championship championship is comprised of 13 races that take place in 12 cities across five continents. The next race takes place this Saturday, Feb. 16, in Mexico City, where GEOX Dragon drivers José María López and Felipe Nasr will take to the 2.093km Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez track.

“The all-electric Formula E racing circuit serves as both a catalyst and proving ground for the innovative electronic components and systems responsible for both the edge-of-your-seat excitement that has earned the sport legions of global fans and for inspiring critical performance, efficiency, and safety improvements responsible for making this technology more enticing to consumers and steering the automotive industry towards an all-electric future,” said Alex Schenkel, AVX’s senior vice president of Global Sales. “We at AVX are thrilled to partner with Mouser, TTI, and Molex to support this cutting-edge, all-electric racing technology and to showcase sustainability in a platform with so much global excitement and appeal. We wish the GEOX DRAGON team and all the Formula-E fans a fast-paced season of good, clean (energy) fun.”

“Formula E cars require the latest sustainable and — most importantly — high-performance components to gain a competitive edge,” said Todd McAtee, vice president, Americas Business Development for Mouser Electronics. “By teaming up with AVX, TTI, and Molex to sponsor Formula E, Mouser shows its commitment to keeping engineers up to date with innovative technologies.”