Drive System Design is an award-winning engineering consultancy, innovating to refine future powertrains and associated technologies. Promoting system integration and optimisation across the design, development and control of transmission systems and electrified powertrains.

Our engineering team works directly and collaboratively with automotive, commercial vehicle, aerospace and defence OEMs, Tier-1s and industry research bodies through its technical centres in the U.K. and North America.

Our Engineering

We bring cost and performance benefits throughout a system’s life cycle, from the strategic planning of technical direction to the design of mechanical, electronic, and control systems to test and validate globally competitive powertrain and electrification technologies.

See how we work with the industry’s biggest and most respected names on projects that range from designing and developing a complete electrified powertrain to solving noise and durability issues to reduce warranty costs.

Our Expertise

Our engineers have decades of experience working with major vehicle manufacturers and Tier 1s, developing new technologies and solving problems that make their products more competitive.

We are recognised as the world-leading expert in driveline refinement and efficiency optimisation through simulation, design and control for conventional, hybrid and electric vehicle transmissions, with technical centres in Europe and North America.

Our Sectors

Our expertise is transferable to many industries, and our projects reflect this diversity.

For example, we have experience in the key automotive sectors from BEVs and hybrid vehicles to off-highway, commercial and industrial vehicles, defence, aerospace, marine and industrial applications such as renewable energy.