HEV Drive Systems

Vantage Power has extensive experience in designing and integrating hybrid and electric vehicle powertrains for heavy-duty vehicles, for both our own products and our customers’. Our team has led the development of products and solutions across 4 vehicle platforms, with a particular excellence in:

  • System definition and specification
  • Full powertrain simulation
  • Component selection and supply chain management
  • Component and sub-system testing using our high spec in-house testing lab
  • Ground-up CAD design of complete powertrain and integration with vehicle
  • Full electrical integration and schematic design
  • Design for manufacture
  • Prototyping, initial production, test and validation

The above capabilities are combined with a deep understanding of electrification, and the commercial challenges and opportunities associated with it. Projects have often included detailed market and financial modelling to understand how the product will achieve commercial advantages over competitive solutions. With a rapid time to market, proven technology and scalability, Vantage Power works with its customers to ensure that its products are cutting edge and well-positioned in the marketplace.


Rapid electrification or hybridisation

Minimal development needed to electrify or hybridise your existing vehicle platform with everything from battery pack and electric drive to control systems and telemetry.

Architecture flexibility

Choose from a number of proven configurations to get the best for your vehicle including electrified axle versus single motor drive, or battery packs that can be easily varied in capacity.

Lifetime battery warranty

Vantage Power designs, manufactures and tests its own battery packs, meaning we’re confident standing behind our battery packs for their whole life.

Fully electrified ancillaries

Reduce noise and maintenance through a set of fully electrified ancillaries, and remove the risks associated with combustible hydraulic fluid.

Geo-fencing capabilities

Use Vantage Power’s unique geo-fencing capabilities to change the behaviour of your vehicle e.g. engine on/off, speed, noise in different geographical locations.

VPVision as standard

VPVision – Vantage Power’s industry-leading telemetry solution – is included as standard with all turnkey products, giving you and your customers unparalleled control and insight.

VPVision - Heavy-Duty Vehicle Telemetry

All our (R)ePower systems come pre-installed with our industry leading telemetry system.  VPVision is also available as a standalone cloud-based platform which can be fitted to buses, trucks and other heavy-duty vehicles.

By connecting to VPVision you can unite your hardware with the latest cloud computing services and unleash the power of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics and Edge Computing on to your vehicles and vehicle systems, which means:

  • Lower-cost, streamlined aftermarket service and support
  • Compliance with increasingly complex legislation
  • Reduced time to market quicker for new products
  • Better management of technical and operational risks
  • Product innovation
  • The creation of new value streams

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