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News & Press: November 2019

WMG partners with Triumph Motorcycles in electric motorcycle project

07 November 2019  
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Triumph Motorcycles has announced a new collaboration with UK industry experts, and academic leaders including WMG at the University of Warwick, and Innovate UK, to develop specialist electric motorcycle technology which will provide significant input into potential future electric motorcycle offers from Triumph. This two-year project (TRIUMPH TE-1) also includes partnership work with Williams Advanced Engineering, and Integral Powertrain Ltd, and WMG, at the University of Warwick.

  • A unique collaboration between four major UK industry and academic leaders – 
  • Triumph Motorcycles, WMG, at the University of Warwick, Williams Advanced Engineering, and Integral Powertrain Ltd’s e-Drive Division 
  • Supported and co-funded by the UK government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), via Innovate UK 
  • A two-year project focused on developing electric motorcycle capabilities, providing an input into Triumph’s future electric motorcycle offer 
  • Driving innovation, capability and new intellectual property, enhancing the credibility and profile of British industry and design. 

This new collaboration will combine Triumph’s globally-renowned motorcycle expertise with advanced automotive-based capabilities to generate technological innovation for future electric motorcycles.

“This new collaboration represents an exciting opportunity for Triumph and its partners to be leaders in the technology that will enable the electrification of motorcycles, which is driven by customers striving to reduce their environmental impact, combined with the desire for more economical transportation, and changing legislation,” said Nick Bloor, Triumph CEO. “Project Triumph TE-1 is one part of our electric motorcycle strategy, focused on delivering what riders want and expect from their Triumph, which is the perfect balance of handling, performance and usability.”

Read the full article here.