University of Warwick - Testing, testing

July 1, 2010

Work has begun on a £2.3 million facility that will test the electrical drive system in hybrid cars. The vehicle energy facility (VEF) for the Midlands, being built at the Warwick Manufacturing Group at the University of Warwick, will be the UK's only purpose-built hybrid powertrain testing unit not owned by an automotive company. Paul Jennings, of WMG, said: "The VEF builds on the research work of WMG's hybrid vehicle research group, which, alongside its industrial partners, has created technical and cost-modelling tools for hybrid vehicle development."

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