2019 Review | A year of successes and growth for Integral e-Drive

We at Integral Powertrain LTD (IP), are looking forward to 2020 with great optimism and anticipation. 2019 saw the “Revolution In Motion” continue at a rapid pace with developments in not only EV powertrain technologies advancing, but also those of alternative fuels such as hydrogen and solar. An amazing 2019 saw our clients reveal some […]

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Powered by design | Designing inverters for electric vehicle applications

The design of an inverter for an electric vehicle depends very much on the application. Full electric, hybrid, commercial, bus and truck and electric motorsport all have different design trade-offs. Having been involved with the EV sector; in particular automotive and e-Sport for over 10 years, Integral Powertrain Ltd’s e-Drive division is well-positioned to deliver […]

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The need for e-Speed | Delivering highly efficient and reliable systems & components

As the popularity of racing electric and hybrid vehicles increases, so too does the need for highly efficient and reliable systems and components. Having been involved with the motorsport sector; in particular e-Sport for the past five years, Integral Powertrain Ltd’s e-Drive division is well-positioned to deliver high-performance electrification components; both e-Motors and motor controllers. […]

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Breaking Limits | Delivering high-quality electric motors and inverters

Having undertaken the process of transferring the business into an engineering manufacturer, the name Integral Powertrain is synonymous with high quality electric motors and inverters. With collaborations with the likes of Aston Martin, Volkswagen and Lotus Cars, Manufacturing Today spoke to Alan Cherrington, Chief Operating Officer, Integral Powertrain Ltd to learn more. If you have […]

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Pikes Peak, Goodwood twice, Nordschleife and Tianmen | A fifth record for the VW ID R

Volkswagen ID.R holds records on Pikes Peak, Tianmen, at Goodwood and on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife The ID.R project as a 56-page booklet for media Spectacular impressions: The fascinating record drive on Tianmen on video The Volkswagen ID.R has set the fifth sensational record of its short career. With a story which started on the 24th June […]

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2019 Business of the Year to sponsor MKBAA 2020 Technology Business Award

Following their double victory at the 2019 Milton Keynes Business Achievement Awards, Integral Powertrain Ltd is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 2020 MKBAA Technology Business Award. In 2019 Integral Powertrain was recognised for its tireless work surrounding the innovation and technology of products for a more sustainable future of transportation; winning not only […]

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Core technology | developing high performance electric motors for the future

Integral Powertrain Ltd (IP) built its reputation on providing expert consultancy services to Tier One and OEM clients involved in the development of internal combustion engines and controls. However, the company has wholeheartedly embraced the advent of electric propulsion and its e-Drive division, which focusses on motors and drives for hybrid and electric vehicles, is […]

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Heat of the moment | how do you keep e-racing powertrains cool?

High performance motors, inverters and batteries are becoming an integral part of modern racing powertrains. But, just like IC engines, they also emit heat which needs to be extracted effectively. in the heat of the moment and with these hugely complex systems and restrictive regulations, engineers working in the field of electric racing have been […]

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Cutting edge technology | the drive to develop next generation e-drive products

As supplier to some of the world’s most famous and iconic premium automotive and motorsport brands Integral Powertrain Ltd’s e-Drive division continues to work closely with clients to develop next generation products and to successfully push through their R&D programmes. In the lead up to this year’s Cenex LCV exhibition at Millbrook, UK (4/5 September), Andrew […]

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Lotus Evija | the world’s first pure electric British hypercar

Due to start production in 2020, the world’s first fully electric British hypercar, the all-new Lotus Evija, has been revealed to the world (July 16 2019). With unparalleled performance and a target power output of 2,000 PS, it sets new standards in terms of advanced EV engineering. Quite simply, the Lotus Evija is the most […]

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Faster than Formula 1 | New record for the Volkswagen ID.R at Goodwood

Volkswagen ID.R once again makes motorsport history with a new record in Goodwood First electric race car to hold the all-time record at the ‘Festival of Speed’ Romain Dumas (F) breaks long-standing Formula 1 record by 1.7 seconds The first electric race car to beat Formula 1: The Volkswagen ID.R has made motorsport history again […]

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Integral Powertrain breaks ground on new Milton Keynes Technical Centre

The Mayor of Milton Keynes, Councillor Sam Crooks, officiated at the official ground breaking ceremony for Integral Powertrain Ltd’s new and purpose built Technical Centre. He was joined by representatives of Integral Powertrain’s executive management team, q2 Architects, Osbornes (Quantity Surveyors) and Warwick Burt Construction Ltd who will build the new facility. The new building […]

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Volkswagen ID.R sets new electric record on the Nürburgring

6:05.336 minutes – the Volkswagen ID.R has driven the fastest emission-free lap of all time on the most difficult race track in the world Volkswagen driver Romain Dumas beat the previous record by 40.564 seconds Following the records on Pikes Peak and in Goodwood, this is the third record for the ID.R Volkswagen has achieved […]

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Project Triumph TE-1 | Creating A UK Electric Motorcycle Capability

Triumph Motorcycles announces a unique collaboration with UK industry experts, academic leaders and Innovate UK, to develop specialist electric motorcycle technology and innovative integrated solutions. This two-year project, in partnership with Williams Advanced Engineering, Integral Powertrain Ltd, and WMG, at the University of Warwick, will provide significant input into [..]

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Double Victory at the Milton Keynes Business Achievement Awards

Integral Powertrain Ltd (IP) is delighted to have scooped a double victory at last night’s Milton Keynes Business Achievement Awards (MKBAA), winning the prestigious Business of the Year award, as well as being recognised for hard-work and dedication to Innovation and Technology. Held to recognise the achievements of Milton Keynes businesses within a variety of sizes […]

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Integral Powertrain celebrates the women across its business for International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. International Women’s Day first emerged from the activities of labour movements at the turn of the twentieth century in North America and across Europe. The first IWD gathering was in 1911 and supported by over a million people in Austria, Denmark, German and Switzerland; today it is celebrated [….]

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Aston Martin Valkyrie – The Ultimate Hybrid Powertrain for the Ultimate Hypercar

Integral e-Drive, the electric drives division of Integral Powertrain Ltd, is pleased to announce its collaboration with Aston Martin as e-Drive technology partner for their latest hypercar – Valkyrie. Integral Powertrain joins Aston Martin’s world-class roster of technical partners for hypercar Ultimate road-going hypercar demands ultimate high-performance e-Drive technology  Aston Martin Valkyrie to be supplied […]

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MIA 2018 Technology and Innovation Award for record breaking e-Drive Technology

Integral Powertrain is proud to announce that its e-Drive division received the Motorsport Industry Association’s Technology and Innovation Award for 2018 at the MIA’s annual Gala and Networking Dinner held during the first day of Autosport International.The award was presented to Integral Powertrain Limited for the development of the integrated electric motors and inverters which powered [….]

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Royal Automobile Club Awards 2018 Dewar Trophy to Integral Powertrain

Integral Powertrain is proud to announce that its e-Drive division was awarded the Royal Automobile Club’s coveted Dewar Trophy on Wednesday 31 October 2018 at the Pall Mall clubhouse. The prestigious award honours the most outstanding technical achievement and innovation in the British automotive industry. The 2018 Dewar Trophy was awarded to Integral Powertrain Limited […]

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Integral Powertrain Emissions and Driveline Facility to undergo upgrade

Emissions and Driveline Facility upgrade programme announced by Integral Powertrain. New state of the art emissions equipment to be installed. To be CFR 1066 compliant. Continued investment in the future of the company. Electrification and autonomous vehicles have been dominating the automotive news for the past few years, and are set to gather speed as […]

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Aston Martin Rapide E “Powered By” Integral e-Drive

Integral Powertrain to supply twin electric motors to produce over 610PS and 950Nm of torque creating most powerful Rapide model Rapide E to be Aston Martin’s first Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Aston Martin developing Rapide E with Williams Advanced Engineering Features innovative 800V battery system; DC/DC converter facilitates fast charging, even on 400V network Integral […]

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Integral Powertrain reveals innovative e-Axle system

The e-Drive division of Integral Powertrain [Integral e-Drive] is pleased to announce a collaboration with McLaren Applied Technologies and Hewland Engineering on a new innovative e-Axle system engineered and designed to accelerate the automotive industry’s drive towards electrification. After months of design and styling studies the e-Axle system will be jointly launched to the world […]

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Race to the clouds | I.D. R Pikes Peak powered by Integral e-Drive

Integral e-Drive, the electric drives division of Integral Powertrain Ltd, is pleased to announce its collaboration with Volkswagen Motorsport as e-Drive technology partner for their pioneering, fully-electric racing car: The I.D. R Pikes Peak. With 500 kW (680 PS), 650 Nm of torque and weighing less than 1,100 kg, the super sports car will take […]

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Integral Powertrain Join Motorsport Industry Association (MIA)

Integral Powertrain Ltd is pleased to announce their Membership to the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA). With a proven track record in Powertrain Engineering and E-Drive Systems and Controls spanning 20 years, Integral Powertrain have been working at the highest echelons of Motorsport with some of the most prestigious brands and racing teams. Initially as a […]

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ICE Consultancy to Engineering Manufacturer – Our Story

Rapidly approaching our 20th Anniversary it strikes us that we are no longer the company we used to be last year, never mind five, ten or nearly twenty years ago. Known for a passion for delivering to exacting client requirements, Integral Powertrain has grown from a pure ICE Consultancy to a fully-fledged engineering manufacturer whose technological […]

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New e-Drive Technical Centre

New Technical Centre for rapidly growing Integral Powertrain. Market leading powertrain and e-Drive solutions provider Integral Powertrain Ltd is investing in a 3 acre site which will see the company build a new state of the art Technical Centre at Shenley Wood, Milton Keynes, UK, to support its e-Drive growth. The company’s recent success has […]

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From Engineering to Accounts

From Engineering to Accounts – how taking a chance with a talented individual always pays dividends. Ask any recruitment guru and they will tell you that if you fit a square peg in a round hole you will be sorry. Having the courage as an employer to let young people try different roles and supporting them […]

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Electrification Roadmap – An interview with Luke Barker

Electrification and autonomous vehicles have been dominating the automotive news for the past few years, and are set to gather speed as regulatory and industry challenges are confronted. Luke Barker, Technical Director at Integral e-Drive explains how they are addressing these challenges. Read how the Powertrain agenda has changed in the past decade and how e-Drive […]

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2018 Graduate Scheme Launched

All the great engineers started somewhere! If you want to be instrumental in creating the next generation of automotive powertrain, IP is a great place to be. Integral Powertrain are industry leaders in developing next generation hybrid and electric motor technology, we are pioneering technology found in passenger and off highway vehicles and competitive motorsport.

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Innovation and Technology demands a world class team

Recruitment delivers a critical business advantage at Integral Powertrain Ltd as client and customer demand for its unique world leading electric motors continues to increase.  Every part of the business is growing to meet the requirements of new electrification programs and the diversity of projects and markets, representing an unprecedented opportunity to both new and […]

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Dedicated High-Performance Electric Transmission

Integral e-Drive returned from a successful Professional Motorsport World Expo in Cologne, Germany where their High Torque SPM Motor was combined with the Hewland Engineering PEVT-200 EV electric transmission. High performance EV applications require efficient, high speed high torque transmissions. Hewland Engineering have a range of standard EV reducers which provide road and track EV […]

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Expanding Integral Powertrain appoints Arnaud Martin

Integral e-Drive, Integral Powertrain Ltd’s e-Drive division has further enhanced its engineering capabilities with the appointment of Arnaud Martin to the position of Chief Engineer – Powertrain. Arnaud brings twenty years of powertrain experience at prestigious companies Cosworth (Road Engines & Racing) and Ray Mallock Limited (RML Group).  His new role at Integral e-Drive will […]

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Electric Motors | Innovation and Excellence

In 1998 four managers from Cosworth’s road engine business left the company (following its sale to VW/Audi) and founded Integral Powertrain Ltd. Luke Barker – Technical Director is one of that gang of four; all of whom are still company directors. As part of an interview with Steve Welch of Energy Engineering for their Low […]

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Jonathan pushes the envelope inside work and out

As a Senior Engineer at Integral Powertrain Ltd, Jonathan Peters is used to addressing the toughest challenges and overcoming major hurdles within a team engineering world leading high performance electric motors. Healthy body, healthy mind is personified by Jonathan whose competitive nature, hard work and determination displayed in work has also been present in his […]

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