hofer powertrain reinforces commitment to bring efficient EV systems to the UKWarwick, )
Just 23 kilometers away, in the heart of UK automotive industry, hofer powertrain's world-class production plant – a joint venture hofer powertrain products – in Solihull stands as the lever of these innovations, boasting a state-of-the-art facility where these electrified systems and transmissions come to life. In the last four years, a new high performance 8-speed Hybrid-DCT transmission has been developed and is now produced in series here – from white sheet of paper to a ready for implementation, tested and validated final unique product, meeting all safety and quality standards. This product H8-DCT-850 eight-speed hybrid transmission with e-reverse is key to the pioneering work here in the UK, a remarkable innovation that underscores hofer powertrain's commitment to technological evolution in the sector. It represents the company's continued dedication to breaking boundaries of compactness, efficiency, and weight reduction. This plant is designed for scalability and production of various electrified solutions that reach beyond just hybrid transmissions and extend all the way to complete Electric Drive Units (EDUs).
"Our engineers are pushing the boundaries, challenging the status quo, and continuing to improve upon our already cutting-edge technologies. From innovative hybrid systems to battery solutions, to power electronics and control software to fully integrated or customized EDUs – our customers get a full engineering scope of the company backed by a global player with multiple locations across Europe and full-scope engineering and product portfolio," adds Martin Maier, Managing Director of hofer powertrain UK.
hofer powertrain is constantly striving to support an ever-evolving market and currently expanding its capabilities in the battery testing and development area, bringing the most powerful expertise from our core portfolio closer to our customers in the UK.
"In the evolving landscape of electrified transportation, hofer powertrain is proud to be at the forefront of many innovations with 60 patents in its portfolio over the last years. We will continue our journey, constantly seeking out opportunities for refinement and advancement," added Johann Paul Hofer, CEO of hofer powertrain.
In line with company's dedication to innovation, a team of national and international experts from hofer powertrain will be present to share their insights and introduce some of the latest breakthroughs in electrified transportation technologies at the upcoming Cenex LCV 2023. Attendees can look forward to a speech on the latest advancements from its vast portfolio.