Strength of UK automotive industry showcased in Japan

17 May 2024

Working closely with the Japanese Embassy and on behalf of the Department for Business and Trade (DBT) the Advanced Propulsion Centre UK (APC) are delighted to present the latest in government-backed advanced automotive battery technologies and manufacturing techniques to the Japanese market at JSAE Exhibition and Congress.

Organising the UK presence at the JSAE Exhibition and Congress (JSAE), the leading automotive engineering show in Asia and a key international showcase event for automotive technologies, APC are joined by SME companies and industry partners leading the way in automotive technology, reinforcing that the UK is an investible destination for net-zero R&D.

Commenting on the event Head of Business Development at APC Dan Bunting said:

“The UK Pavilion features at several trade events, spanning multiple countries across the globe, and highlights the strength of the UK automotive sector and its world-leading capability in low-carbon vehicle technology development.

By showcasing some of the major success stories to emerge from the UK’s thriving clean automotive scene we can demonstrate why Britain is such an attractive proposition for overseas investment into cutting-edge automotive innovation. As one of the cornerstones of the UK economy, it is essential that the sector proactively explores new opportunities to consolidate trade links around the globe.

Events like JSAE allow UK businesses to connect with like-minded organisations, helping to accelerate the advancement of clean technologies, something that will benefit the wider industry.

Working to ensure the UK remains at the forefront of automotive will significantly enhance its prospects, creating jobs as part of a high-value, low-carbon green economy.  The APC creates a bridge between industry, innovators, and investors, to provide opportunities for all.”  

Joining APC on the UK Pavilion at JSAE, Yokohama, Japan, 22 – 24 May 2024, stand 1451, are:

Beam Connectivity – Pioneers in better connected vehicles.

Continental Engineering Services – An agile and flexible engineering services and component manufacturing partner for the automotive and other industries.

Drive System Design – specialises in the rapid engineering and development of electrified propulsion systems and associated technologies

Eatron Technologies – a fast-growing technology company dedicated to unlocking the full potential of batteries with intelligent software for all vehicle and battery manufacturers worldwide.

Electric a unique combination of assets and capabilities for companies to innovate and invest in electrification technologies

Intelligent Energy – Intelligent Energy has over 30 years’ experience in the development and manufacture of zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell power systems.

Pickering Interfaces – Automate ECU test and verification with Pickering’ s switch and simulation solutions

Total Sim- TotalSim has more than 20+ years of experience in aero development

UKBIC- The UK Battery Industrialisation Centre (UKBIC) is the UK’s national manufacturing battery development facility, providing manufacturing scale-up and skills for the battery sector

Fortescue WAE – dedicated to delivering high-performance, cost-efficient, and zero-emissions power systems that power progress and sustainability.

Zenzic –  delivers strategic insight to support the UK CAM ecosystem and deliver the industry accepted UK Connected and Automated Mobility Roadmap.