Prodrive Advanced Technology has worked with many different clients, in many different sectors on a wide variety projects using a range of skills here is just a selection.
FORD TRANSIT HYBRID
We helped Ford create the first Transit PHEV (Plug-in Electric Hybrid Vehicle). We were responsible for the integration of the hybrid powertrain systems into an existing Transit platform without any modifications to the engine bay or load capacity.
The Volvo S90 Excellence removes the front passenger seat to give the rear occupant optimal space and legroom. Prodrive has created the lounge console which deploys a screen and has a lockable compartment.
We developed all the control systems for the Land Rover BAR America's Cup yacht. Our hydraulic systems controlled the foils, enabling Sir Ben Ainslie to precisely balance the boat to optimise its performance.
A programme, to investigate and develop a chassis/suspension system for military vehicles which require a paradigm shift in capability to meet future generation platform targets, was completed in just 78 days.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Prodrive took an original concept from Cambridge University's Whittle Laboratory and in just five weeks turned it into a full working prototype ready for production.
With the dramatic projected growth in 48V systems, Prodrive has used its extensive experience in power electronics, to create the world's first 48V-12 V DC-DC converter to meet the latest ISO21780 standards.
In order for ClearMotion's active suspension technology to be fitted to various OEMs’ models as demonstrators, Prodrive were drafted in to redesign and fit the OEM parts without compromising performance.