Automobili Lamborghini has signed an agreement with the MIT-Italy Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The agreement marks the start of a collaboration between these two outstanding entities for the creation of a project that intends to write an important page in the future of super sports cars for the third millennium.
This strategic partnership will enable students and the teaching staff at MIT and Lamborghini engineers to compare notes and work together on mutually interesting, cutting-edge research projects, focusing primarily on new materials in the automotive field, with exchange, collaboration projects and workshops leading to joint research in the chosen fields.
The partnership represents a step into the future for the automotive industry, with the ultimate aim of paving the way for a very ambitious project, namely a super sports car ready for the challenges of the third millennium.
“We want people to think of us more and more as a trendsetter in the super luxury and sports car segment – has declared Stefano Domenicali, Chairman & CEO of Automobili Lamborghini – MIT has always been a pioneer in innovation and we are proud to have signed this general agreement with such an illustrious institution, which will lead to the study of issues of mutual interest relating to the super sports car for the 3rd millennium”.
Armando Varricchio, Italian Ambassador to the United States, has explained: “The partnership between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology via the MIT-Italy Program and Lamborghini represents a new and important step in sealing the cooperation between Italian industry and American research, confirming the strong and mutual interest linking them and the potential for further growth. Italian technology is confirming its status among the top ranking countries in the world, capable of successfully standing its ground in a competitive market like the United States”.