Collaborative R&D Competitions

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.

Hyperbat’s first facility will be the UK’s largest independent vehicle battery manufacturer will open in early 2019 in Coventry, creating around ninety new jobs, at a new, multi-million pound, high-tech facility that will produce batteries for future hybrid and electric vehicles. Aston Martin will be the first customer of batteries produced from the factory.