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 […]

INWED 2017: Interview with Miriam Lorenzo, Principal Control Engineer

International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) International Women in Engineering Day (23 June annually) focuses attention on the amazing careers in engineering and technical roles for young women, and allows us to celebrate the achievements of our outstanding women engineers. (source: We took the opportunity to interview Miriam Lorenzo, […]

07/06/17 | DSD’s Simon Shepherd to speak at IMechE Transmission Technology Conference

  Head of Control & Electronics Simon Shepherd joins the speaker panel at the IMechE’s must-attend Developments in Transmission and Driveline Technology Conference, taking place as Aston Villa FC, Birmingham on Tuesday 13th June. “The conference will share an all-round perspective of industry trends on topics such as fuel economy, emissions reduction and improving driveability. […]

30/05/17 | DSD to present a trio of papers at SIA Powertrain Congress

DSD will present three technical papers at the SIA Powertrain Congress in Versailles (7-8th June). The papers cover different approaches to CO2 reduction through cutting edge transmission design, reflecting the overall theme of the conference: ‘The low CO2 gasoline engine of the future and its hybridization’.

08/05/17 | Innovative composite design and simulation tools presented by DSD at CTI Symposium

DSD will present two technical papers in parallel sessions on 18th May at the 11th International CTI Symposium, held in Novi, Michigan, USA. The papers underline some of the cutting-edge developments being made at DSD in both innovative product design and the evolution of advanced engineering techniques.