This week, the Formula One team of Mercedes AMG Petronas announced its newly-forged partnership with ebm-papst. If you are wondering what does this mean for the F1 team of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, the new partnership will improve the cooling of the W05’s engine.
Mercedes’ partner will be offering its off-board cooling solutions, which will surely come in handy in areas where the climate is hot. According to Mercedes-Benz Passion, the technology of ebm-papst will be launched in the latter stages of the 2014 F1 season, particularly in Singapore.
Another benefit that will be provided by ebm-papst to Mercedes AMG Petronas in the future is that it will enhance the energy efficiency of the team’s operational facilities in Brackley. ebm-papst will also offer its expertise in the area of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD).
The source noted that ebm-papst was the recipient of the 2013 German Sustainability Award (GSA) in the category “Germany’s most sustainable companies”.
Toto Wolff commented that his team’s partnership with the company will allow them to enjoy the best solutions available for race cars. In addition, it will highlight the importance of new and innovative technologies in the sport, particularly the area of sustainable energy.
On the other hand, Rainer Hunsdorfer, the CEO of ebm-papst, pointed out that they are delighted to be a part of an important event such as the F1. Moreover, their links with Mercedes AMG Petronas will give their company the push that it needs in terms of improving its reputation in the industry. He further said that his company, Mercedes and the sport will surely gain a mutual benefit from the new partnership.