Case Studies


Since 2013, we have supported many organisations to deliver projects that drive the UK automotive industry and economy forward on the road to net zero. Read some of our success stories and learn about the impact of technologies that have been developed through our support.


Magtec has been breaking into the Niche Vehicle Sector, developing a small, lightweight and compact 40kWh battery pack.

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Tevva Motors

Born from the ideas formed by an Israeli submarine officer, Tevva Motors has been on a mission to drive the adoption of advanced low-carbon technologies in transport fleets.

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FeTu Limited was selected to join the first wave of the Technology Developer Accelerator Programme, offering specialist technical and business support to innovative SMEs with lower technology level innovations.

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The Technology Developer Accelerator Programme helped Echion's founder, Jean De La Verpilliere, to form the company by helping him understand its value proposition, business model and uncover target markets.

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See how Enigma is continuing to grow and deliver on Phil’s vision as a youngster, with the support of the Technology Developer Accelerator Programme.

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Follow the story of Sunderland-based SME Hyperdrive, as it grows from a small portacabin to production facility.

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H1PERBAT to Hyperbat

H1PERBAT is a project led by Williams Advanced Engineering, supported by the Advanced Propulsion Centre. This project inspired Williams Advanced Engineering and Unipart Manufacturing group to set up a joint venture, Hyperbat limited.

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Morgan – CO2 Divided by 2

Steve Morris, Managing Director, Morgan: “This is a game changer for Morgan that would not have been possible without the support of APC, and the collaboration it has brought to the business”.

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Hofer – Bowscale

hofer powertrain, Germany, is one of the world’s leaders in the development of powertrain technologies and manufactures class-leading hybrid transmissions. Its UK subsidiary is collaborating with WMG, McLaren Automotive and Yasa Motors through an Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) project that will provide the UK with capability for the design and manufacture of advanced hybrid transmissions, complementing the next generation of low carbon vehicles.

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TDAP Pilot

Dearman completed the pilot Technology Developer Accelerator Programme (TDAP) in February 2016, having progressed through three stages of concept evaluation, business planning and technical development during an 18-month period.

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