Automotive tech players to showcase at UK Pavilion
4th April 2019
A delegation of ten of the nation’s leading automotive technology developers will take part in the upcoming Electric & Hybrid Battery Show in Germany.
The event is Europe’s largest advanced battery trade fair and will be taking place in Stuttgart from May 7th to 9th.
Showcasing UK innovation
The UK Pavilion will be managed by the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) – a government/industry collaboration focused on the research, development and production of low-carbon automotive technologies.
Ian Constance, chief executive of the APC, stated: “It is … important that UK companies are highly visible and properly represented at key events, such as the Electric & Hybrid Battery Show.”
He went on to add that Germany remains an important market for UK automotive manufacturers and the pavilion represents an opportunity to highlight the cutting-edge developments of British technology developers.
Launched in 2016, the APC has so far supported 233 UK businesses at key international events around the world.
To date, companies taking part in the programme have received additional investment of £1.5 million a year.
This latest showcase will see five companies returning, having previously participated. The UK Pavilion in Germany will form part of the government’s ongoing GREAT Business campaign and being funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
Jenny Smith, general manager for Tele-Gence, commented: “Showcasing the cutting-edge technology being developed in the UK is essential for the strength of the nation’s automotive industry. It’s therefore great news to see such a strong presence at the upcoming Electric & Hybrid Battery Show in Germany.”
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