- JM, a world chief in sustainable applied sciences to kind know-how collaboration with carbon impartial System E crew
- Co-development of the primary ever two-seater electrical race automobile powered utilizing JM’s eLNO® battery cathode supplies
- Multi 12 months sponsorship of the Envision Virgin Racing crew in System E – the world’s first absolutely electrical race collection
- Main step within the commercialisation of eLNO, showcasing JM’s cathode materials know-how in motion.
- Partnership to share imaginative and prescient for cleaner, more healthy world by the crew’s ‘Race Towards Local weather Change’ initiative
LONDON, Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Johnson Matthey (JM), a world chief in sustainable applied sciences, has taken one other main step in its plans to commercialise eLNO, its household of nickel wealthy superior cathode supplies, by coming into right into a strategic partnership with System E crew Envision Virgin Racing. The collaboration will see JM and Envision Virgin Racing mix subsequent technology cathode supplies with main battery know-how to create the primary ever electrical two-seater System E type race automobile, powered by eLNO.
The idea automobile will showcase eLNO in motion and can act as a take a look at mattress, offering worthwhile expertise of a difficult automotive software that can inform the continual growth of eLNO as a excessive efficiency, customisable materials for passenger automobiles. The multi 12 months partnership will even see JM sponsor the racing crew’s participation within the ABB FIA System E World Championship.
System E is the final word showcase for e-mobility, utilizing solely excessive efficiency battery electrical autos in its races. Envision Virgin Racing’s mission is to energise the ‘Race Towards Local weather Change’, specializing in accelerating the transition to renewable vitality and mass adoption of e-mobility. A founding crew of the ABB FIA World Championship, Envision Virgin Racing is the one present System E racing crew to be licensed carbon impartial (PAS 2060). They’ve additionally partnered with the UK Authorities’s ‘Collectively for Our Planet’ marketing campaign to encourage world motion in opposition to local weather change forward of the COP26 Local weather Change Convention. Envision Virgin Racing is owned by Envision Group, who has pioneered innovation work in areas reminiscent of good wind know-how, battery growth and AIoT infrastructure.
Commenting on the partnership, CEO of Envision Group and Government Chairman of Envision AESC, Lei Zhang stated: “Envision Group, Envision Virgin Racing and Johnson Matthey are all on the forefront of the EV revolution, so I’m delighted to be collaborating with them. As a world chief in sustainable applied sciences, JM’s imaginative and prescient aligns completely with the online zero values of Envision, and I stay up for working collectively to deal with local weather change earlier than it’s too late.”
Commenting, Chief Government of Johnson Matthey, Robert MacLeod stated: “Our imaginative and prescient is for a world that is cleaner and more healthy, so we’re delighted to be working along with Envision Virgin Racing and its homeowners Envision Group as we each share an ambition to create a sustainable future. We’re actually excited to create the primary electrical race automobile utilizing eLNO know-how – which is a significant milestone in its commercialisation – and likewise to affix the crew’s ‘Race Towards Local weather Change’ initiative and its objectives of inspiring generations to take motion to guard the planet.”
About Johnson Matthey:
Johnson Matthey is a world chief in science that allows a cleaner and more healthy world. With over 200 years of sustained dedication to innovation and technological breakthroughs, we enhance the efficiency, operate and security of our clients’ merchandise and in 2020 we acquired the London Inventory Trade’s Inexperienced Financial system Mark, given to corporations that derive greater than 50% of revenues from environmental options. Our science has a world affect in areas reminiscent of low emission transport, prescription drugs, chemical processing and making essentially the most environment friendly use of the planet’s pure assets. Right now greater than 15,000 Johnson Matthey professionals collaborate with our community of consumers and companions to make an actual distinction to the world round us. Johnson Matthey is a member of the International Battery Alliance and helps the GBA’s ten rules for a sustainable battery worth chain.
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About Envision Virgin Racing:
Owned by Envision Group, the Envision Virgin Racing System E Workforce is among the founding and most profitable outfits within the ABB FIA System E World Championship – the modern electrical avenue racing collection.
The aim-driven crew has sustainability working all through its DNA and exists for one easy goal; to make use of its platform to encourage generations to deal with local weather change and transition to e-mobility and renewable vitality. It does this by its long-running ‘Race Towards Local weather Change’ programme and prides itself on being the ‘greenest crew on the greenest grid’, being the primary and solely carbon impartial licensed crew (PAS 2060), one among a handful to have achieved the FIA’s Three Star Sustainability Accreditation, and the primary to enroll to the UNFCCC Sports activities for Local weather Motion Framework. It is usually a accomplice of the largest local weather occasion, the UN’s COP26 ‘Collectively for our Planet’ summit happening within the UK in November.
On-track, the crew continues to be one of the crucial profitable ever with 11 wins and 29 podiums to its identify and stays the one crew to have recorded victories in each season so far. For the 2020/21 System E season, Envision Virgin Racing will see Dutchman Robin Frijns full his third season with the crew alongside newcomer New Zealand driver Nick Cassidy. Overseeing operations on the crew’s industrial headquarters in London is Managing Director Sylvain Filippi, who has been with the crew since day one, along with Workforce & Sporting Director Leon Worth and Technical Director Chris Gorne based mostly on the crew’s operational arm at its state-of-the-art amenities at Silverstone. In the meantime, Envision Group’s Franz Jung continues his position as Chairman of the Board.
For additional info go to www.envisionvirginracing.com
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