Arrow's CSR Mission: Innovating Mobility

Arrow's CSR Mission: Innovating Mobility

Physical disability doesn’t just affect daily life, it can erode a person’s identity and sense of purpose. Technology helps break those barriers to deliver a new version of mobility, and by doing so, helps people who are otherwise bound feel free again.

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Fast Company Names Arrow Electronics' SAM Suit Finalist for 2021 World Greatest Ideas Award
CENTENNIAL, CO, May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics was named a Fast Company 2021 World Changing Ideas Award finalist in the experimental category for its...
May 5, 2021 11:10 AM ET
Arrow Electronics Showcases SAM Car in Semi-Autonomous Vehicle Panel Hosted by The Henry Ford Museum
DENVER, Colo., March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics celebrated National Engineering Week by participating in a virtual panel on the future of autonomous vehicles hosted by The Henry Ford Museum. Presented by the Michigan Department of Transportation, Autonomous Vehicles: Solving Problems and Driving Changes, featured Arrow Engineer Grace Doepker, a lead member of...
Mar 1, 2021 3:35 PM ET
Arrow Electronics Helps Racecar Driver Sam Schmidt Regain Independence Two Decades After Accident Leaves Him Paralyzed
“To me, driving is freedom.” On Jan. 6, 2000, a racing accident left IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt paralyzed from the shoulders down. Twenty years later, Schmidt is driving again at speeds up to 192 mph. To help Schmidt reclaim his independence and drive again, engineers at Arrow Electronics modified a Chevrolet Corvette to create a smart, connected vehicle that he can operate...
Jan 6, 2020 8:15 AM ET
Arrow Electronics Helps Injured Racecar Driver Robert Wickens Get Back Behind the Wheel
Nearly a year after a suffering a severe spinal cord injury, IndyCar driver Robert Wickens returned to the track – leading the high-speed parade lap at the 2019 Honda Indy Toronto in a hand-controlled car modified by Arrow Electronics. Arrow modified an Acura NSX donated by Honda Performance Development with a kit...
Jul 22, 2019 10:45 AM ET
Arrow Electronics SAM Car Gives People with Disabilities The Chance to Drive Again
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....
Jan 29, 2019 8:30 AM ET

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