The UK’s innovation and technological capabilities set it apart from its competitors. Clients are in pole position to capitalise on the three major global automotive trends of low-carbon propulsion, lightweighting and Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAV).
Strong supply chain
The UK has 14 major vehicle production facilities, 2,500 component providers and 18 of the top 20 Tier 1 automotive suppliers.
The UK has the world’s most advanced motorsport industry, with 80% of the world’s top motorsport engineers and designers.
YASA Motors is a world-leader in manufacturing motors for electric vehicles and is the exclusive supplier to Ferrari for the new SF90 - the marque’s first-ever plug-in hybrid.
British lightweighting company Impression Technologies has pioneered an innovative manufacturing process to make aluminium body pressings with much lighter and higher strength metal, reducing weight and cost.
Ilika is a global pioneer in the development of solid-state batteries. Designed for electric vehicles - its lithium cells provide superior performance to traditional lithium-ion batteries.