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GKN – ACeDrive

Anchoring advanced eDrive technologies in Abingdon, UK

Through this project, GKN’s advanced eDrive technologies will be developed in it’s UK Innovation Centre, based in Abingdon. This will further grow UK capability in the design and manufacture of eMachines and Power electronics.

Electric machines

Making electrification available to the masses

Project Highlights

  • Development of future generation eDrive system platforms
  • Utilised high-speed eMachines and advanced high-speed power electronics
  • Technology drives higher performance, optimising costs
  • GKN will supply this technology to its OEM customers, enabling the journey towards electrification
  • £8 million total project value, receiving £4 million funding through the APC

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