AcSoft are the UK’s leading supplier of sound and vibration instrumentation and sensors. The product range ranges from top quality transducers through to the final analysis & reporting software. We offer solutions to large multinationals and small consultancies alike and are able to offer applications advice second to none to ensure your maximum return on investment.

Advanced Chemical Etching Ltd

Manufacturers of bespoke 2D and 3D precision metal etched components, innovating and developing a number of new manufacturing processes to meet the technical etching needs of their customers. Specialists in the etching of titanium and aluminium. The largest independent specialist etching company in the UK.


Advanced Design Technology is a global leader in advanced turbomachinery design software. Our unique TURBOdesign technology allows designers to rapidly optimize performance and efficiency, leading to innovative “breakthrough” solutions whilst reducing development times. We also provide design and R&D consultancy services, leveraging our in-house industrial expertise to our global clients.


Advanced Power Components is a leading UK distributor of specialist electronic components and systems. APC’s HiRel sales team is dedicated to supplying high reliability components and systems from specialist manufacturers and technical support from a highly experienced engineering support team. Products for use in future low carbon powertrains include electric motors, generators, motor drives, charge management systems and ultracapacitors.

The Advanced Propulsion Centre

‘The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) exists to position the UK as a centre of excellence for low carbon propulsion development and production. It is a £1 billion, ten-year commitment between government and the automotive industry and offers grant funding for consortia through twice-yearly competitions.


Aeristech specialises in the design and testing of high performance electric forced induction devices, known as eChargers, using its patented advanced control technology. Through high transient performance and efficient continuous operation, Aeristech’s devices improve the performance of downsized engines and Fuel Cell powertrains; making environmentally-friendly vehicles a more appealing proposition.


The Automotive Electronic Systems Innovation Network (AESIN) is a dedicated UK initiative focused on the accelerated and advanced delivery of Electronic Systems into vehicles and infrastructure operated by the UK Trade Association – NMI.
AESIN is the catalyst that enables rapid innovation in automotive electronic systems in a collaborative and non-competitive environment.


Ambixtra is an automotive technology development company specialising in variable spark and advanced plasma ignition technologies. The core technology enables the switching of high voltages and high currents at a high frequency with low loss, with a feedback system. This makes the spark or plasma duration and energy levels fully controllable and programmable. These technologies can
solve combustion challenges associated with downsizing, turbocharging, EGR, lean burn and natural gas engines. They can also improve combustion stability in lean turbulent conditions, improve cold start and CAT light-off challenges, improve fuel consumption and reduce CO2 and NOx emissions.


AR UK specialise in the supply of test equipment for RF & Microwave, Power Electronics, Electrical Safety, as well as EMC. AR has a very strong customer base in a wide range of electronic/electrical business sectors covering communications, military, commercial, medical, automotive, aerospace, product compliance testing, research and educational markets.


AVL is the world’s largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries, autonomous drive and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines. AVL supplies innovative solutions in the below areas:
• Powertrain Engineering Development
• Engine Instrumentation and Test Systems
• Advanced Simulation Technologies

Bosch Engineering

Bosch Engineering, a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, develops electronics systems for an efficient, safe, and connected mobility for automotive and non-automotive applications. Their service portfolio comprises the development of systems, functions, and software related to powertrains, safety, convenience, driving dynamics, cockpit, and infotainment – as well as their electrical and electronic integration.


With world-class facilities and exceptional engineering capability, Brunel Automotive can be trusted to deliver outstanding research through collaboration and partnership.   Our strong understanding of industry and flexible outlook enables delivery of research with impact and realisation of commercial potential.  Our key competencies include: Automotive engineering – Materials engineering – Electric machines & power electronics – Design and Mathematical modelling


Cambustion’s fast-response gas and particulate analyzers enable engineers worldwide to understand engine operation and meet emissions targets, including real world driving. Rapid mapping and transient mapping capabilities offer cost effective routes to emissions compliance.  Cambustion’s Particulate Filter Testing System has been embraced by GPF/DPF and vehicle manufacturers for filter testing and development.


Catagen, an emissions system testing equipment and services company, with unique precision recirculating gas reactor technology, can test multiple full-scale emission control components in parallel or series offering significant throughput and cost saving advantages.  With its breakthrough ULTRA machine, Catagen can consistently reproduce any real world exhaust gas condition providing translation between lab and real world data and opportunity to optimise emission systems and components.


Claytex is an engineering consultancy specialised in systems engineering. Our core competency is in the modelling, simulation and analysis of complex multi-domain systems such as cars & aircraft, using Dymola & Modelica. Since 1999, we’ve been working with some of the world’s most respected Automotive, Motorsport/F1, Aerospace & Energy companies.


Since 2006 Continental Engineering Services (CES) has been active worldwide as an independently operating provider of comprehensive engineering. Based in Lichfield, we are your gateway to Continental’s entire technology pool.  The extensive know-how and creativity of our engineers, provides a unique position so we can give our customers optimal support.  The flexibility and speed of small engineering team combined with the strength of an internationally leading company.

The Digital Engineering and Test Centre

The Digital Engineering and Test Centre (DETC) is a unique joint industry-academic centre of excellence within the Loughborough University London Campus on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. We develop and use virtual engineering tools and techniques to accelerate the development, test and manufacture of automotive propulsion systems. As an Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) spoke, DETC also brings specific functional, technological and regional capability to the APC network helping to deliver the reality of a Propulsion Nation.


Digatron Power Electronics is an international group of companies with engineering, manufacturing and service facilities located in Germany, the United States, China and India. Digatron develops and manufactures computer-controlled test and formation equipment for all kinds of batteries, ranging from batteries for mobile phones to automotive batteries to huge submarine batteries. But also for other kinds of electrical energy storage devices like fuel cells, supercaps and hybrid systems Digatron supplies high dynamic test and load simulation systems.


Elring Klinger(GB) Ltd design and manufacturer of cylinder head and speciality gaskets, thermal and acoustic shielding for under body and engine compartment components. Prototype and Metrology facilities. Holders of TS 16949 & ISO 14001.


ETAS provides innovative solutions for the development of embedded systems for the automotive industry and other sectors of the embedded industry. Security solutions in the area of embedded systems are offered by the ETAS subsidiary ESCRYPT. ETAS is a subsidiary of the Bosch Group, with international offices in 14 countries in Europe, North and South America, and Asia.


ETPS provide a wide range of programmable power supplies and electronic loads. Application GUIs are available to perform specific tests for battery cycling, electric drive testing, battery emulation, super capacitor simulation and fuel cell loading. Grid simulators are available for V2G testing. We also have a rental range for short term requirements.

experis ltd

Experis is part of the ManpowerGroup, operating in the UK for 28 years and has revenues of £450m specialising in Engineering, IT and Finance. Experis Engineering has a specialist Powertrain division which has access to over 4000+ Powertrain professionals and our clients include Jaguar Land Rover, JCB & Mahle UK.


The FEV Group with headquarters in Aachen, Germany, is an internationally recognized development service provider for drive and vehicle technologies. FEV’s competencies also include design, development and prototyping of innovative vehicle concepts, powertrain electronic control systems and hybrid-electric engine concepts that address future emission and fuel economy standards.


HiETA Technologies Ltd, based from its Technology Centre at the Bristol & Bath Science Park, a specialist additive manufacturing and project management company covering early stage product design, manufacturing readiness and project management from design and process development to manufacturing support, facilitating the delivery of innovative products through to commercialisation.


hofer powertrain is an automotive production design company delivering clean sheet powertrain solutions through to low / medium volume production. Employing over 500 highly skilled personnel, the core technical capabilities of the hofer group cover the design of transmissions, hybrid drive solutions, e-motors, inverters and hydraulic systems with experience delivering to many of the major automotive OEMs.


The HORIBA Group of worldwide companies provides an extensive array of instruments and systems for applications ranging from automotive R&D, process and environmental monitoring, in-vitro medical diagnostics, semiconductor manufacturing and metrology, to a broad range of scientific R&D and QC measurements. Within the Automotive arena, HORIBA is a leading supplier of engine test systems, driveline test systems; brake test systems, wind tunnel balances and emissions test systems.


IDTechEx offers independent market research, business intelligence and advice on emerging technologies to companies across the value chain, helping them to make essential strategic business decisions. Experienced business and technology experts provide international perspective in electric vehicles, disruptive new materials, components and systems; energy storage; energy harvesting and printed electronics and electrics.

Innovate UK

Innovate UK is the UK’s innovation agency.  We work with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy.  With a strong business focus, we drive growth by working with companies to de-risk, enable and support innovation.


Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 40,000 people in more than 100 countries, deliver innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification (ATIC) solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains.


Test Systems — Integrated Test Bench Solutions – With our software and test bench solutions we offer modular and open solutions for the automotive industry. Our integrated test concepts provide increased efficiency in the test department.  Variable test stand configurations for a wide range of powertrains with manual or automatic transmission, adapted actuators and equipment for hybrid and electric vehicles.  Test stand automation system PAtools TX with high-performance real-time system and user-definable configuration and parametrisation. Test field management and test data management with testXplorer for integration into the IT environment of your company.

MAHLE Powertrain Ltd

MAHLE Powertrain specialises in the design and development of advanced internal combustion engines, hybrid powertrain systems and transmissions. MAHLE Powertrain is engaged in extensive research, focussed on the application and optimisation of new engine and driveline technologies into cost-effective, production feasible solutions for enhanced efficiency, improved fuel economy and lower emissions.


Millbrook Group provides vehicle test, validation and engineering services to customers in the automotive, transport, tyre, petrochemical, defence and security industries. It is made up of Millbrook Proving Ground in the UK and Test World in Finnish Lapland.  Millbrook Group is part of the Test and Measurement business segment of Spectris plc.


Productiv supports innovative technology developers in bringing new technologies and products to market, and provides engineering and manufacturing process improvement consultancy to larger customers, including OEMs and Tier1s. Ranging from short term engagements, including feasibility studies and design for manufacture/assembly, to industrialisation and new product introduction support through our PGP programme.


Ricardo is a global engineering and strategic, technical and environmental consultancy business with a value chain that includes the niche manufacture and assembly of high-performance products.  Our ambition is to be the world’s pre-eminent brand in the development and application of solutions to meet the challenges in the transportation, energy and scarce resource sectors.


The Schaeffler Group makes a key contribution to ‘Mobility for tomorrow’ with high-precision components & systems in engine, transmission and chassis applications.  Award-winning innovations for low carbon vehicle technology are helping major automotive manufacturers to reduce fuel consumption and harmful emissions whilst at the same time improving driver comfort and safety.


Established in 1959, SPAL Automotive is a world leader in the design and manufacture of high quality fans and blowers. With 57 years’ experience, continuous investments in Research & Development with seven subsidiaries around the world. Spal sets global standards in the manufacture and distribution of electric fans and blowers.


Telonic is a specialist supplier of Test and Measurement Instruments and High Power Programmable DC Power Supplies. ISO9001-2010 approved and Established in the UK for over 50 years.  Telonic’s engineers will be happy to discuss your application.


Vector is the leading manufacturer of software tools and embedded components for the development of electronic systems and networking with many different systems from CAN, FlexRay, LIN, J1939 to Automotive Ethernet.  Users benefit from Vectors networking experience and testing solutions plus integrated, flexible, precise and reliable measurement technology from CSM.


Venner Shipley LLP is a leading firm of European patent and trade mark attorneys and lawyers.  It is headquartered in London with offices in Cambridge, Guildford, Manchester and Munich.  We represent a broad range of clients, from individual inventors to blue-chip corporations. We draft and prosecute patent applications, as well as providing legal commercial and strategic advice on exploiting and commercialising their inventions.  is a leading firm of European patent and trade mark attorneys and lawyers.  It is headquartered in London with offices in Cambridge, Guildford, Manchester and Munich.  We represent a broad range of clients, from individual inventors to blue-chip corporations. We draft and prosecute patent applications, as well as providing legal commercial and strategic advice on exploiting and commercialising their inventions.


Vocis is a British high-technology company that works with, and provides competitive advantage for, OEM’s and their suppliers around the globe.  Vocis specialise in the development of transmission control systems for series production and low volume design, assembly and testing of novel powertrain concepts, particularly for hybrid and electric vehicles.


WMG: Enabling Low Carbon Mobility.  WMG is a department of the University of Warwick and also one of the UK Government’s High Value Manufacturing Catapult Centres. We focus on applied research and technology transfer, to assist companies take novel ideas to commercial success.  We have more than 30 years’ experience of working with the automotive industry with a focus on Low Carbon Mobility within four themes: Energy Storage, Advanced Propulsion Systems, Lightweight Materials and Intelligent Vehicles.