Benefits of working with C-ALPS

C-ALPS is the most advanced test facility of its kind in the UK. This unique 40,000 sq. ft research and test centre in Coventry is continually evolving and currently incorporates:

  • State-of-the-art battery test facilities
  • Prototype cylindrical and pouch battery, supercapacitor cell prototyping line and materials laboratory
  • Electronics lab and power-semiconductor characterisation facility
  • Hydrogen research laboratory and vehicle workshops
  • Expertise and advice on commercialising research and development activity
  • Independent facility able to work with multiple OEMs, tier 1s and SMEs
  • Route to project funding from the likes of Innovate UK, EPSRC and APC

This is alongside FEV’s commercial operations, which include:

  • Over £6m of the latest electrified powertrain and thermodynamic engine test beds
  • Test benches for turbochargers, catalytic converters and battery systems
  • Access to FEV’s comprehensive and unique databases and software

More than £20m of investment has been channelled into the world class building and into creating the infrastructure that will allow the centre’s test beds to safely create the conditions faced by modern day powertrains.

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