Jaguar Racing and GKN Automotive have renewed their partnership to develop a new all-electric Formula E racecar.

Plans are for GKN Automotive to focus on driveline and electric powertrain technology in the creation of the I-TYPE 5. This includes powertrain cooling technologies for the inverter and electric motor.

‘We are extremely pleased that GKN Automotive will continue the valued partnership with Jaguar Racing,’ said James Barclay, Jaguar racing team director. ‘As a key technical partner, their expertise and facilities will play a key role in supporting the performance of the team and the I-TYPE 5.’

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