Jaguar Land Rover – CompETe

New Compact Electric Drive Unit – with a bespoke design, better for smaller platforms and with a UK supply chain

Project Highlights

  • Jaguar Land Rover have created a consortium of world class academic and industrial partners to create a state of the art electric drive unit (EDU), and the supply chain to deliver it
  • Provides an integrated electric drive unit which will offer class leading efficiency for increased vehicle range, coupled with high power and torque density, all within a lightweight and compact package envelope.
  • Develops Jaguar Land Rover and its expert consortium partners competitive edge intended to create UK intellectual property (IP) and supply chain.
  • Total project value £25.6 million, with £12.6 million funded through the APC

Project Consortium

  • Jaguar Land Rover Ltd
  • Newcastle University
  • University of Warwick
  • Fuchs Lubricants (UK) PLC
  • Motor Design Limited
  • Lyra Electronics Limited
  • iNetic Limited
  • Brandauer & Co. Limited
  • Tata Steel UK Ltd

Ensuring the UK builds the powerpacks of the future

By funding the development of smaller Electric Drive Units with a UK supply chain, the APC has ensured that the future power for Electric vehicles will have a strong UK foundation, to join JLRs existing battery pack and EDU assembly as well as vehicle manufacturing.

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