CLEVELAND, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes® has been announced as the official paints and coatings supplier of the 2018 Qatar Airways New York City E-Prix on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15. For the second consecutive year, Red Hook, Brooklyn will host the all-electric ABB FIA Formula E Championship.

Formula E delivers world-class racing to 10 cities over five continents, throughout the seven-month season. Bringing racing rivalries to city streets, set against some of the most iconic skylines in the world – such as New York, Hong Kong, Paris and Rome – Formula E is racing, reinvented.

Formula E serves as a competitive platform for global car manufacturers and mobility providers to test and develop road-relevant technologies. The series acts as a catalyst, helping to refine the design of electric vehicles and improve the driving experience for everyday road car users all over the world.

As an official supplier, Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes puts its name behind one of the world’s most prominent events showcasing the cutting-edge of electric vehicle capabilities and automotive technology.

“E-mobility, sustainability and lean processes are the future of our business and we pride ourselves as a go-to resource for both our refinish customers and corporate partners with each innovation,” said Rob Mowson, vice president, marketing, Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes. “This partnership is rooted in our shared commitment to leading the automotive industry forward in terms of sustainable product performance and environmental responsibility.”

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes joins a number of other iconic global brands in partnering with the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, including HUGO BOSS, Michelin, TAG Heuer, Visa, Allianz, Qualcomm and Swiss tech giant, ABB, the overall series title sponsor.

For more information about Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes, visit https://sherwin-automotive.com. For more information on the 2018 Qatar Airways New York City E-Prix visit www.FIAFormulaE.com/NYC

About the Automotive Finishes Division of Sherwin-Williams

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes manufactures and distributes a complete line of advanced technology paint and coating systems for automotive and fleet refinishing industries. The Automotive Finishes division is part of The Sherwin-Williams Performance Coatings Group, which supplies a broad range of highly-engineered solutions in more than 120 countries around the world. Founded in 1866, The Sherwin-Williams Company is a global leader in the manufacture, development, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers. For more information about Sherwin-Williams, visit www.sherwin-williams.com.

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