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Lamborghini, MIT team up for next-gen supercars

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Text: AutoIndustriya.com / Photos: Lamborghini | posted October 21, 2016 08:56

Super sports car for the third millennium

Italian automaker, Automobili Lamborghini  recently signed an agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to create the future of super sports car for the third millennium.

"We want people to think of us more and more as a trendsetter in the super luxury and sports car segment. 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," said Stefano Domenicali, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Automobili Lamborghini.

The strategic partnership allows the students including the teaching staff at MIT and the Lamborghini engineers to exchange information and work together in research projects with their main focus on creating new materials for future vehicles.

"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," said Armando Varricchio, Italian Ambassador to the United States.

The partnership that aims to create a super sports car ready for the challenges of the third millennium represents a step into the future of the automotive industry.