July 25, 2024

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EPWR and SKF initiates cooperation for sustainable electrified racing

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SKF, a world-leading provider of innovative industrial solutions, has started a long-term cooperation with EPWR to accelerate the shift to sustainable electric racing.

“We are delighted to start a cooperation with EPWR and their inspiring project to create sustainable, affordable and exciting electric touring car racing,” said Virginie D’Inca, SKF Racing Manager at SKF. “SKF has been involved in top-class motorsport for more than 75 years and we are keen to continue to push the development forward as we enter a new electric racing era, supplying EPWR with our latest technology and solutions”.

SKF is leading supplier in a wide array of motorsport areas, including Formula 1, Formula E, NASCAR and IndyCar.

“We believe that the products and solutions we provide to EPWR will not only enhance the performance of their electric touring cars but also underline our dedication to promoting eco-friendly mobility solutions”, added Philipp Herlein, Head Global Vehicle Aftermarket at SKF.

The all-new 100% electric touring cars from EPWR, which will make their debut in the Scandinavian Touring Car Championship (STCC) in 2024, will feature several key products and solutions.

“SKF carries a proud Swedish heritage of cutting-edge technology in motorsport, as well as a wide array of industrial projects globally, and we are thrilled to have them onboard in our push for sustainable motorsport. Their products take the efficiency and reliability of our race cars one step further forward, a key part in our work to limit the environmental impact without compromising quality,” said Micke Jansson, CEO of EPWR.

12 all-electric race cars are currently being produced for the 2024 STCC season by EPWR.

“EPWR’s commitment to sustainable electric racing aligns perfectly with SKF’s vision for the future of mobility. By joining forces, we are gaining valuable insights and opportunities to further enhance our automotive solutions for broader customer range”, concluded Kerstin Enochsson, President Automotive at SKF.

The STCC becomes the world’s first 100% electric national touring car championship this year with the EPWR concept, learn more here and SKF here.

For more information about SKF Vehicle Aftermarket, contact your local SKF representative or visit vehicleaftermarket.skf.com. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/SKFAftermarket 

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