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Noodle From Gorillaz Becomes Jaguar Racing Ambassador

Gorillaz, as I’m sure you already know, is a band created by Blur’s Damon Albarn and comic book artist Jamie Hewlett. Be that as it may, Gorillaz consists of four virtual members, including guitarist Noodle. Among the stars the showbiz had offered us with, Jaguar chose Noodle to be its racing division's ambassador.
Gorillaz' Noodle with Panasonic Jaguar Racing 4 photos
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Instead of smiling on the red carpet for the paparazzi, Noodle was selected by Jaguar’s Formula E racing team to inspire young engineers. How come? As electric cars slowly but steadily become the norm, Jaguar and Noodle alike believe that the biggest change in the industry is best left to young’uns.

Jaguar, who has recently entered Formula E with a manufacturer-backed team, wants “to be successful on track, but Formula E can be a once in a generation opportunity to inspire the future generations of engineers.” According to Fiona Pargeter, global PR communications director at Jaguar, Formula E is “a global platform to inspire and attract young children to a career in innovation and engineering – through Panasonic Jaguar Racing’s partnership with Noodle we hope to inspire millions of young people to help invent the future.” Noodle is pumped up too about her go-faster undertaking.

Talking about her new role as part of the Panasonic Jaguar Racing team, Noodle said: “The young minds of today are the engineers of tomorrow. We are in the driving seat and our imaginations are the fuel. It’s time to lead the charge and build a better world!” Considering that the UK alone faces a shortfall of 300,000 engineers by 2022, it’s easy to understand why Noodle and Jaguar joined forces to convince youngsters that their talent is needed.

Outside the track, Jaguar is working hard on developing its first-ever pure electric vehicle. Our spy photographers have caught a prototype of the supposedly named Jaguar E-Pace, doing its thing in the British countryside. Expect the first Jaguar-branded electric vehicle to be revealed with great pomp and circumstance in 2017 for the model year 2018. A plug-in hybrid version of the 2018 Jaguar E-Pace is also expected to make the cut.

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A photo posted by Á Noodle W (@watashiwanoodle) on Oct 6, 2016 at 8:15am PDT

 

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A photo posted by Á Noodle W (@watashiwanoodle) on Oct 7, 2016 at 5:07am PDT



Editor's note: Remember when Lotus F1 teamed up with Daft Punk?

 
 
 
 
 

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