Molex Teams with Mouser to Sponsor China Racing in New Formula E Racing Series

Company is excited to be a part of racing history and welcomes the chance to showcase its depth of automotive electronics expertise

LISLE, Ill.--()--Molex Incorporated announced today it is joining with Mouser Electronics to sponsor China Racing in an exciting new Formula E fully electric racing series. The FIA Formula E Championship will commence on September 13, 2014 in Beijing, China where ten teams will go head-to-head around the grounds of China's iconic Olympic Stadium. Over the course of the championship, the teams will compete in the heart of ten of the world's leading cities, including Buenos Aires, Argentina; Long Beach, California; Monte Carlo, Monaco; and Berlin, Germany before ending in London, United Kingdom on June 27, 2015. China Racing Formula E Team will feature well-known Dutch-Chinese racing driver Ho-Pin Tung, who has a long-term partnership with Mouser, as well as Nelson Piquet of Brazil.

“As one of the world’s leading providers of electronic solutions, we feel this sponsorship provides Molex with the opportunity to illustrate its commitment to developing products that help advance the automotive industry,” said Mark Rettig, global marketing director, transportation business unit, Molex. “We have a long history of designing small footprint, high-performance interconnects that excel in heavy-duty powertrain and body-electronic applications, making our products ideal to address many of the challenges found in today’s evolving automotive applications.”

Some examples of Molex automotive solutions include the CMC Connection System, used in powertrain applications including engine-control units (ECU’s), compartment applications, gearboxes, electronic parking brakes and suspension controllers; MX150™ Sealed Connector System which supports low-level signal and power applications for on-engine automotive applications and Stac64™ connectors, which offer a diverse range of circuit sizes to address the growing electronic device requirements within today's vehicles.

“Being a part of the China Racing Formula E Team promises to be a thrilling experience that provides us with the opportunity to demonstrate our support of alternative energy solutions, including the advancement of electronic vehicles,” added Rettig.

For more information about Molex automotive solutions, please visit www.molex.com/industry/automotive.html . To receive information about other products and industry solutions, please sign up for the Molex e-nouncement newsletter at www.molex.com/link/register.

About Molex Incorporated

Providing more than connectors, Molex delivers complete interconnect solutions for a number of markets including: data communications, telecommunications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, commercial vehicle, aerospace and defense, medical, and lighting. Established in 1938, the company operates 45 manufacturing locations in 17 countries. The Molex website is www.molex.com. Follow us at www.twitter.com/molexconnectors, watch our videos at www.youtube.com/molexconnectors, connect with us at www.facebook.com/molexconnectors and read our blog at www.connector.com.

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Contacts

FOR EDITORIAL INFORMATION
Christa Carroll
Senior Vice President
Outlook Marketing Services
630.408.9164
christa@outlookmarketingsrv.com
Carol Magosky
Americas Marketing Communications Manager
Molex Incorporated
630.718.5290
Carol.Magosky@molex.com

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Molex Teams with Mouser to Sponsor China Racing in New Formula E Racing Series

Contacts

FOR EDITORIAL INFORMATION
Christa Carroll
Senior Vice President
Outlook Marketing Services
630.408.9164
christa@outlookmarketingsrv.com
Carol Magosky
Americas Marketing Communications Manager
Molex Incorporated
630.718.5290
Carol.Magosky@molex.com