DJI, Modis and Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team have lift-off! (Update)

With just a few weeks to go before embarking on its second season in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team has announced that Modis, a pioneer in smart industries, is to become the Official Engineering Partner.

The Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team and Modis are committed to improving the efficiency of electric cars from race to race and making the technology more widely available, thereby creating a future of carbon-neutral motor transport and more liveable cities.

“In Modis, we have found a technology brand as a partner, together with whom we aim to shape the future,” said Ian James, Team Principal of the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team. “Modis gives the team access to a large global pool of technology and digital engineering talent and consulting solutions. In a competitive field such as as Formula E, the highly specialized technical skills that we require are by no means easy to find. That’s why we’re delighted to partner up with Modis.”


“We are really excited about our partnership with the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team. Being part of a carbon neutral race series is an important way for us to contribute to creating a carbon-free sustainable world. We also want to inspire people to think about the jobs of tomorrow, which will shape the future,”,” said Jan Gupta, President of Modis. “As a company, Modis helps people acquire the right skills and knowledge to pursue careers in sustainable professions. “With our network of 30,000 consultants around the world, we look forward to supporting the team with our expertise and talent that will continue to drive them forward.”

About Modis
In the converging world of IT and engineering, Modis pioneers smart industry. Modis delivers cross-industry IT and digital engineering expertise to accelerate innovation and digital transformation. By combining a unique service offering of Tech Consulting, Tech Talent Services and Tech Academy solutions Modis enables businesses to progress, scale and perform.

Modis has a global footprint with 30,000+ consultants in over 20 countries focused on Cognitive Technologies, Digital Transformation, Cloud & Infrastructure, Smart Ecosystem, and Industry 4.0 across the key sectors of Automotive & Transportation, Environmental & Energy, Software, Internet & Communication, Financial Services and Industrial Manufacturing.

Modis is part of the Adecco Group, the world’s leading HR solutions company and a Fortune Global 500 company.

October 26, 2020 

DJI, the latest Official Supplier to the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team, are the number one choice for aerial imaging and creative camera technology across the globe. The Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team will be utilizing a wide range of DJI aerial and handheld products to bring fans closer to the action through digital content both on and off the track. Driven by a passion for constant innovation, the two companies will bring revolutionary products and creative storytelling into Formula E racing.

“In our conversations with DJI, we soon discovered that we share the same values,” said Team Principal, Ian James. “DJI is constantly striving to develop new ideas for their technologies in order to extend the boundaries of what is technically feasible. That’s exactly what we do in Formula E. The series has become a pioneer of technological innovation, sustainability and electric mobility. We’re looking forward to working with DJI and to being able to deploy their advanced technologies and creative expertise in the Formula E environment.”

Since the Mexico City E-Prix, the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team have been using DJI products such as the DJI Action camera. The multiple camera modes of the DJI Action camera provide versatility to the user and the durable, robust design allows the capture of smooth 4k footage in some of the most challenging technical environments.

“DJI is excited to work with the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team and to be a part of one of the world’s leading motorsports series,” said Basile David, Head of Partnerships at DJI. “The shared values of the two brands – driving change and progress through innovation and the pursuit for excellence through collaboration – will enable us to take creative storytelling to new heights. The footage captured from DJI’s drone and handheld camera technology will enable a new and immersive viewing experience for fans of the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team as well as motorsports enthusiasts around the world.”