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Arrow Electronics SAM Car Gives People with Disabilities The Chance to Drive Again

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Arrow recruited five disabled service members – four veterans and one active duty – from each of the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.

They drove the SAM Car in five different locations that were personally important to them. The driving demonstrates the improved mobility that technology can provide, as well as increased freedom to do what they wish and go where they want to go.

Arrow Electronics Expands Opportunities for Disabled at 2018 No Barriers Summit

Arrow SAM Car Driver Sam Schmidt Delivered Event’s Keynote Address
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Arrow Electronics sponsored the 2018 No Barriers Summit in New York City, a two-day event that unites people from all walks of life and inspires them to reach their full potential.

VIDEO | Boyle Column: Paul Endry Retains Optimism Despite Accident, Paralysis

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Sometimes a major burnout — especially one fueled by a 900-horsepower Corvette race car — is just good for the soul.

Judging by the smile on Paul Endry's face Tuesday afternoon after he launched into a couple of high-octane doughnuts in the former Sears parking lot at Asheville Mall, it was a home run in the soul-stimulation department.

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Sometimes a major burnout — especially one fueled by a 900-horsepower Corvette race car — is just good for the soul.

Judging by the smile on Paul Endry's face Tuesday afternoon after he launched into a couple of high-octane doughnuts in the former Sears parking lot at Asheville Mall, it was a home run in the soul-stimulation department.

Arrow Electronics Ignites Entrepreneurial Spirit in Denver Youth

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For the fifth year, Arrow Electronics was the presenting sponsor of Junior Achievement (JA) Business Week. JA Business Week, a week-long camp for high school students, allows teens to explore leadership concepts and build confidence alongside Denver’s business leaders. The unique project-based program focuses on practical applications and real-world problem solving.

Arrow Electronics’ SAM Car Spotlighted in the International Corporate Citizenship Film Festival

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Arrow Electronics is showcasing its award-winning SAM Car project in the International Corporate Citizenship Film Festival. The festival, which honors excellence in corporate citizenship, relies on public voting to determine a “fan favorite” and finalists in each of its three company-size categories.

Arrow Electronics SAM Car Achieves New Speed Record in Veterans Day Demonstration at Nellis Air Force Base

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., November 14, 2017/3BL Media/ – The Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) SAM car, driven by quadriplegic racing legend Sam Schmidt, established a new record top speed of 190 mph on Saturday during a Veterans Day demonstration at Aviation Nation, the annual airshow hosted by the U.S. Air Force at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.

The new record is nearly 40 mph faster than the SAM car’s previous speed record of 152 mph, which Schmidt set in 2016 during demonstration laps prior to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.

Arrow Electronics Technology Makes Historic Race Possible

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Racing legend Mario Andretti went head-to-head with former Indy Racing League driver and current Verizon IndyCar Series team co-owner Sam Schmidt in the world’s first semi-autonomous vehicle demonstration race at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May.

Schmidt, who is paralyzed from the chest down, drove a Corvette Z06 that global technology company Arrow Electronics modified so he can drive it using only the motions of his head. Andretti challenged Schmidt in a similar, Arrow-modified Corvette Stingray.

Jay Leno’s Garage Features Arrow Electronics SAM Car

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The semi-autonomous vehicle that Arrow Electronics developed for quadriplegic former Indy Racing League driver and current Verizon IndyCar Series team co-owner Sam Schmidt was featured Wednesday on the U.S. television program “Jay Leno’s Garage.”

Watch the SAM Car segment on Jay Leno’s Garage: https://www.youtube.com/user/JayLenosGarage

Sam Schmidt to Take on Mario Andretti at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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LONG BEACH, CA, April 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Former INDYCAR drivers Sam Schmidt and Mario Andretti announced today they will go head to head in a race next month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports co-owner and Indianapolis 500 legend will race semi-autonomous cars on the circuit’s 2.439-mile permanent road course on May 13 ahead of the INDYCAR Grand Prix.

Arrow Electronics’ Engineer Noel Marshall Named a Women Worth Watching in STEM

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., February 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) today announced that Senior Applications Engineer Noel Marshall was named a Women Worth Watching® in STEM by the Profiles in Diversity Journal®.

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