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Arrow Electronics’ SAM Car Ranked Top Car Innovation of 2016

Press Release

CENTENNIAL, Colo., March 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ The Semi-autonomous Motorcar, or SAM Car, that Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) built for a former racecar driver paralyzed from the neck down, was named the best car innovation of 2016 by Business Insider.

Arrow Electronics Enhances Semi-Autonomous Motorcar with IoT Platform

Press Release

SONOMA, Calif. September 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Former IndyCar driver and current Verizon IndyCar Series Team owner Sam Schmidt drove a modified sports car on the Sonoma Grand Prix road track in a high-speed demonstration of integrated semi-autonomous technology developed by Arrow Electronics and its partners.

SAM Car Helps Smithsonian Honor Americans With Disabilities


Last weekend was a memorable step for Arrow and our efforts to develop technology for disabled drivers. We were invited to display the SAM Car at The Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., helping mark the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Arrow Electronics SAM Car to be Displayed at Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History July 24-26


Arrow Electronics SAM car will be on display at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History on July 24-26 to mark the 25thanniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act.

CSR with a Side of Fries

By Joe Verrengia

“Want fries with that?”

This is how snarky friends say that working in a drive-through window will be the apex of my career.

But now when I hear that question, it suggests something far more optimistic - that Corporate Social Responsibility may super-size a company’s brand and, possibly, its future revenues.

Let me explain.

NBC Nightly News: Paralyzed Racer Tackles the Track With Modified Car


Originally published on NBC Nightly News

Paralyzed IndyCar racer Sam Schmidt is back behind the wheel thanks to technology that allows him to control a car without using his hands or legs.

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Newly-Modified Semi-Autonomous Car to Tackle a Road Track for First Time

Former IndyCar Driver and Quadriplegic Sam Schmidt to Train in Revamped SAM Car 2.0 in Preparation for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

Arrow Electronics and former IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt will participate in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, marking the first time that a vehicle designed for quadriplegic drivers will navigate the twists, turns and hills of a road course. 


Arrow Electronics SAM Project Wins 2014 Institution of Engineering and Technology Award

Semi-autonomous motorcar wins Intelligent Systems category
Press Release

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., December 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced the SAM Project was awarded a 2014 Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Award in the Intelligent Systems category during a recent ceremony in London.

“Arrow Electronics Presents Courage in Sports” Celebrates Quarter Century of Inspiring Sports Stories


On November 16 at 5 p.m. EST (in most markets depending on NFL coverage), Arrow Electronics will present the 25th edition of “Arrow Electronics present Courage in Sports” on CBS. The silver anniversary production brings new stories of inspiration while looking back on a quarter-century of tales of athletes overcoming the greatest of odds.


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