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23/11/17 | DSD wins ATTI Engine Test Facility of the Year award

DSD is proud to announce that it has won the 2017, Automotive Testing Technology International (ATTI), Engine Test Facility of the Year award. This is the second major award for the company this year following its success in the British Engineering Excellence Awards as Consultancy of the Year.

20/11/17 | DSD commits to major investment in hybrid and electric driveline testing

DSD is continuing to expand its test capabilities. As part of the development a 450kW highly transient ETPS machine (Engine Torque Pulse Simulator) is being installed.

20/11/17 | DSD Joins Industry Leaders to Speak at CTI Berlin 2017

Drive System Design will once again join the speaker line-up at CTI’s annual Automotive Transmissions Symposium taking place in Berlin, Germany from 5th – 6th December 2017. DSD’s Head of Design Matt Hole, Chief Engineer for Analysis George Scott, and Senior Design Engineer David Yates will each present research projects and design […]

06/10/17 | DSD win BEEAs Consultancy of the Year

On 5th October 2017 Drive System Design was announced as the British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEA) Consultancy of the Year 2017, presented to director Alex Tylee-Birdsall at the Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) in London. It is the second time Drive System Design has won the award since the company was […]

25/09/17 | Team of 19 crosses Devon by bike to raise £8,500 for Bloodwise

This morning we were proud to welcome our 19 cyclists back from Devon having cycled over 100 miles to fundraise for Bloodwise. As a charity close to our heart, our annual fundraising challenge led our colleagues to depart the north coast of Devon, climbing the outskirts of Dartmoor by bike […]

25/09/17 | DSD joins SMMT’s UK Pavillion at EVS30, Stuttgart in October

  Drive System Design will appear as part of the UK’s representation at the Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS30) in a fortnight. Taking place at Messe Stuttgart in Germany, EVS is the annual “industry meeting point for the entire electromobility industry. Manufacturers, users and decision-makers can get the latest picture of […]

30/08/17 | DSD expands electrified powertrain capability

Drive System Design has announced further investment to expand its electrified powertrain capability, enabling the consultancy to design, test and develop entire EV powertrains. The company has enhanced existing skills originally developed in the design and control of 12V actuation systems. In undergoing a strategic recruitment drive, DSD now has a growing capability that serves 48 Volt and high voltage traction systems.

16/08/17 | DSD extends control engineering capability at Michigan office

Drive System Design Inc. has further enhanced its control engineering capabilities with the appointment of Jason Schneider to the position of Senior Control Engineer. Schneider will spearhead the development of a transmission and driveline control group for DSD Inc. as part of Drive System Design’s ongoing expansion of its capabilities in Michigan.

28/07/17 | DSD gear up for Cenex LCV ’17

Drive System Design (DSD) have been announced as speakers at Cenex’ Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) 2017 Conference, where the engineering services company will also exhibit. LCV will take place on the 6th & 7th September 2017 at Millbrook (Bedfordshire, UK). DSD will present on: Ultra-Lightweight Design of a Single Speed EV […]

05/07/17 | New White Papers Available: SIA Powertrain

  Following three Drive System Design paper presentions during SIA’s bi-annual Powertrain Congress in Versailles (7-8th June), DSD is pleased to share their papers for download below. The papers cover different approaches to CO2 reduction through cutting edge transmission design, reflecting the overall theme of the conference: ‘The low CO2 […]