Milestone for low-emission mobility: ZEDU-1 car prototype presented in Stuttgart

HWA, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Ministry for Economics, Labour and Tourism in Baden-Württemberg presented the ZEDU-1 car prototype at Karlsplatz in Stuttgart today. ZEDU-1 stands for Zero Emission Drive Unit – Generation 1, and thus for the prospects of achieving virtually zero-emission mobility with a car. With its internal, enclosed brakes and an extraction system for particulate matter and tyre particles, this electric car allows a largely emission-free form of mobility.

  • HWA and DLR present a virtually zero-emission electric car: the ZEDU-1
  • Motor, transmission and brakes form one unit inside the car
  • Fine particles arising no longer escape into the environment
  • HWA is transferring the experience and expertise from its multi-project landscape to technologies of the future
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HWA AG and its partner Knaus Tabbert AG presents an innovative concept for an electric motorhome

HWA AG continues to drive forward development in the field of advanced and sustainable mobility. When it comes to international motorsport and the production of exclusive sports cars, the engineering company from Affalterbach has been renowned for innovation and environmental awareness for a long time. In cooperation with Knaus Tabbert AG, HWA AG is now applying its knowledge to the market segment for regular road vehicles. At the Caravan Salon in Düsseldorf, the public was given its first glamps of the new joint project - the electric KNAUS E.POWER DRIVE.

  • HWA and Knaus Tabbert present an electric motorhome at Caravan Salon
  • Range Extender Technology (REX) removes the need for constant stops for charging
  • Software concept from HWA and PACETEQ allows clean holiday journeys in the future
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HWA RACELAB takes victory at the Hungaroring in FIA Formula 3

HWA RACELAB triumphed for the first time in this season's FIA Formula 3 Championship at the Hungaroring. Matteo Nannini (Italy) produced a commanding display to win the second of the weekend's three races - the first Formula 3 victory of his young career. This success came as a welcome relief for the team from Affalterbach, which had twice been denied a possible victory this season.

  • HWA RACELAB claims its first win of the season in the FIA Formula 3 Championship
  • Matteo Nannini: "This race showed our full potential."
  • Thomas Strick: "This victory was the reward for a perfect performance from the driver and the team."
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Jack Aitken takes over the Formula 2 cockpit for HWA RACELAB in Monaco and Baku

HWA RACELAB goes into the coming races in the FIA Formula 2 Championship with a new driver line-up. Jack Aitken will be at the wheel of the number 22 car at the two Grand Prix events in Monaco (20th to 22nd May) and Baku (4th to 6th June). The Formula 1 reserve driver for Williams Racing takes the place of Matteo Nannini, who will focus on his outings in FIA Formula 3 for the rest of the season.  

  • Jack Aitken takes over the Formula 2 cockpit for the races in Monaco and Baku
  • Jack Aitken: "Monaco and Baku are two of my favourite circuits. It is going to be a real pleasure!"
  • Thomas Strick: "We are delighted to have acquired such a talented driver as Jack."
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HWA RACELAB kicks off the Formula 3 season with a podium

The HWA RACELAB team tasted success at the opening round of the FIA Formula 3 Championship at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Matteo Nannini (Italy) finished third in the number 14 car in race three of the weekend. In doing so, the 17-year-old driver from the Affalterbach-based team underlined his great talent.   

  • Third place for Matteo Nannini in race three at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
  • Matteo Nannini: "We have the speed to challenge at the top of the championship."
  • Thomas Strick: "The podium shows us that we are on the right track."
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