Drayson Racing Technologies recorded a historic milestone in the development of electric vehicle technology this weekend as it debuted its electric-powered prototype racing car, the B12/69EV, and achieved a new record for electric cars in front of the thousands of motoring fans at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb. Paul Drayson’s second timed run of the day on Sunday 1st July of 53.91 seconds placed the car eleventh overall and fastest electric car. The unique electric Le Mans prototype racing car attracted a great deal of attention throughout the event both on and off the track, with the crowds amazed by the performance of the B12/69EV, in what was a world first viewing of this technology in action.
BYU formula hybrid racecar speeds to first at international competition Victory sends longtime capstone advisor out on top
After 21 years of leading BYU's Mechanical Engineering Capstone program, Dr. Robert Todd is retiring – but not before he does one final victory lap.
The formula hybrid racecar designed and built by engineering students under Todd's supervision took 1st place this past week at the 2012 SAE Formula Hybrid competition, an international event at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
YASA Motors, specialists in the design & production of very high power and torque density axial flux motors, has become the latest innovative hi-tech company to choose Milton Park for their headquarters, by taking 6,678 sq ft at 154 Milton Park which houses a variety of successful businesses.
Oxford YASA Motors has achieved management system certification to ISO9001:2008 within just 21 months of the company being formed. The scope of management system certification is the design, development and manufacture of advanced electric motors and generators, and represents a key step in the company’s commercial and operational development.
We are delighted to annouce that Kingston's TT Zero bike, the Ion Horse, finished third in the 2011 TT Zero race taking the top University prize. The bike which uses a YASA-750 motor, accelerates from 0-60 in just 3s and has a top speed of 140mph. For more information, follow the link below:
Delta Motorsport's E 4 coupe was launched in Silverstone on Monday the 9th of June. The five vehicles have recieved wide coverage and accolade for their innovation and performance. The initial vehicles use two YASA-750 motors, with a 4WD sports version also planned. For more information, please follow the links below.
Oxford YASA Motors, Westfield Sportscars and Potenza Technology have signed a Risk & Revenue Sharing Agreement (RRSA) that creates an exclusive business alliance to support the development and launch of the world’s first fully race-prepared electric vehicle, the iRACER and the new Electric GTM sportscar.
Oxford YASA Motors and Sevcon have formed a new business alliance for the development of a new integrated electric motor and controller package that will set new standards in automotive drivetrain efficiency, packaging and performance. For the full press release please see the attached file.