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Your expert partner for development of advanced propulsion systems

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Langdale House, Sable Way, Southfields Business Park
Basildon, Essex
SS15 6LN
United Kingdom

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UK Engineering Center

AVL Powertrain UK is an international team of agile idea makers developing cutting-edge mobility technology across E-Mobility, Connected and Autonomous Driving, Testing Methodology, and Software and Simulation applied to all propulsion applications. Our team is committed to delivering engineering and testing excellence in the UK. Providing local expertise and know-how to a dynamic base of mobility developers, as well as offering access to AVL’s global network of innovators, to enable the development of future vehicles for generations to come.

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2005

Founded

250

Employees

2

Engineering Centres

1

Technical Centre

Highlights

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AVL Upgrades Facilities at Basildon Engineering Centre to Support Hydrogen and Battery E-Mobility Projects

Creating Engineering Facilities for the Future

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AVL and Red Bull Advanced Technologies join forces to develop High-Power-Density Fuel Cell Technology UK

Lightweight Fuel Cell Solutions for Motorsport and Aviation

Career
Career

With our interdisciplinary team of engineers, researchers and technical experts, we offer an ideal environment for those wanting to not just develop solutions, but to see them in series production. As a team, we drive innovation. We achieve excellence. We change the future. We are AVL.

Join our team and unleash your full potential.

75 Years Special Edition of FOCUS Magazine
75 Years Special Edition of FOCUS Magazine Now Available

With captivating stories and insightful interviews, we invite you to join us as we embark on the exciting journey of AVL, diving into our rich history and envisioning the endless possibilities ahead.

Fuel Cell Demo Truck
AVL and Spark EV Technology Develop Intelligent Energy Management System for Fuel Cell Trucks

AI for optimised energy management of fuel cell commercial vehicles

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AVL and First Hydrogen to Build Two Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell Powered Light Commercial Demonstrator Vans

AVL and First Hydrogen partner to deliver light commercial fuel cell demonstrator vehicles for the UK market.

PTE UK FCEV Transit Vehicle
AVL and Ford Develop Fully Operational Transit Fuel-Cell Electric Light Commercial Vehicle Demonstrator in Under 12 Months

AVL and Ford delivered a light commercial Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) as part of the APC Advanced Route to Market Demonstrator Competition.

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AVL Joins Collaborative Project to Develop Hydrogen-Powered Land Rover Defender Fuel Cell Prototype

AVL and Jaguar Land Rover join forces to deliver zero-tailpipe emissions for premium fuel cell prototype based on the new Land Rover Defender.

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AVL´s state-of-the-art equipment for new research facility in Bath

The University of Bath, Great Britain, has appointed AVL to supply its new research facility, the Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS). 

Matthias Wellers

Since establishing AVL Powertrain in 2005, I have been proud to be part of a dynamic team constantly accelerating the future of propulsion. Through R&D and industrial projects, in partnership with our industry partners and leading academia, we have successfully built the foundations in the UK to drive forward clean mobility on both a commercial and accessible scale.

- Dr Matthias Wellers, Managing Director, AVL Powertrain UK Limited

Our Portfolio

Our Upcoming Events

Meet us and exchange with our experts on latest mobility technologies and trends.

fast charging
Leveraging 3D Insights for Optimal Fast Charging Performance
On-demand

We will dive deep into the complexities of fast charging, and we are going to introduce you an approach to analyze fast-charging behavior, leveraging AVL's software tools.

Vehicle
Enabling a Greener Environment With Reduced Vehicle Lifecycle Costs and CO₂ Emissions
Upcoming

A significant consequence of the automotive industry's shift to electrification is that a significantly higher percentage of a vehicle's lifecycle CO₂ emissions occur during the production phase.

Benchmarking
1st European Hands-On HV Battery Development Seminar
Graz, Austria
On-Site

1st European Hands-On HV Battery Development Seminar

AVL SIMpulse - Pioneering the Next Generation of Electric Drive Units
AVL SIMpulse - Pioneering the Next Generation of Electric Drive Units
Digital

The fourth part of this online event series focuses on AVL's simulation solution for electric drive development. Learn about the opportunities that virtualizing can provide. Especially when it comes to using a consistent set of simulation tools for a streamlined workflow. 

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Vehicle & Environment
Digital

The 35th Mobility Trend Conference. Join us in redefining automotive sustainability. We'll dive into the key topics of E-Mobility, Automated and Connected Mobility and E/E as well as Next Generation Vehicle.

SCG2024
AVL Simulation Conference Germany 2024
Regensburg, Germany
On-Site

The AVL German Simulation Conference 2024 offers a unique platform for networking simulation experts and managers. Experience innovations in virtualization and discuss applications and methods in the powertrain and complete vehicle simulation of tomorrow.

History

2005 2009 2017 2018 2020
UK Engineering Center

AVL Powertrain UK Limited established and opens Engineering Centre Basildon, Essex.

AVL UK Engineering Center

Expansion of company in Coventry. Engineering Centre Coventry is opened.

AVL UK Tech Center Coventry

Technical Centre Coventry opens to support local, UK based future vehicle development and testing methodology. 

ADAS Highway Pilot

AVL Powertrain UK invests in and develops ADAS/AD facilities and local knowhow. 

H2 Cube

AVL Powertrain invests in facility upgrades and internal R&D in the areas of Fuel Cell and Battery Development to support local customer requirements. 

Engineering Centre Basildon opens a new Electrification Lab and H2 Cube to execute and deliver local future propulsion projects. 

Our locations

United Kingdom
AVL Engineering Center Basildon
UK Engineering Center
Location type
Engineering Center
Address
Langdale House, Sable Way, Southfields Business Park
Basildon, Essex SS15 6LN
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+44 1268 495400
info.uk@avl.com
United Kingdom
AVL Engineering Center Coventry
AVL UK Engineering Center
Location type
Engineering Center
Address
Sovereign Court, Sir William Lyons Road, University of Warwick Science Park
Coventry CV4 7EZ
Maps link
+44 24 7509 1240
info.uk@avl.com
United Kingdom
AVL Technical Center Coventry
AVL UK Tech Center Coventry
Location type
Tech Center
Address
Unit 1, Viggen Way, Ansty Park
Coventry CV7 9RD
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+44 24 7509 1240
info.uk@avl.com
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