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BTCC hybrid car tests at Snetterton

The Cosworth-developed British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) Hybrid package has been testing at Snetterton this week. The car, which incorporates a Delta Motorsport designed and produced battery pack, is undergoing its first official outing as part of an extensive testing and development programme before the full introduction of hybrid BTCC cars in 2022. The Toyota Corolla, run by Speedworks Motorsport, is being driven by current Aston Martin factory driver and multiple Le Mans winner Darren Turner during the two day official BTCC Goodyear tyre test.  The car will then stay on for a third day of testing...
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Delta begins work on its first electric aviation project

Delta is beginning its first electric aviation project, working on an energy system for Cranfield Aerospace Solutions (CAeS). CAeS is the lead partner in "Project Fresson", a 30 month project to design, manufacture and integrate a hybrid-electric propulsion system into a 9-seat Britten-Norman Islander aircraft, typically used on short flights such as island-hopping routes. Delta Managing Director, Simon Dowson, said: "This is our first aviation project and it is very challenging from an engineering perspective because of the environment it is being designed for. "The performance of the system is very high because...
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Delta Motorsport in partnership with JLR to develop new hydrogen fuel cell SUV

Jaguar Land Rover is to undertake a project looking into the development of a new SUV powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology.  "Project Zeus" is being working on in partnership with Delta Motorsport, UKBIC and Marelli Automotive Systems, with all four UK companies taking part in the evaluation and development of hydrogen technology. A document issued by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy stated: "Working with world-class research and industry partners, Jaguar Land Rover is developing a prototype hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.  The project will deliver a zero tailpipe emissions premium...
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Delta launches S2 autonomous electric vehicle platform

Silverstone-based Delta Motorsport will today launch its autonomous-capable electric vehicle test bed known as the Delta S2 flexible vehicle platform at the UK’s premier low carbon vehicle and connected automated mobility event organised by Cenex at nearby Millbrook proving ground in Bedfordshire.   The Delta S2 is an aluminium skateboard-style chassis engineered to allow for complete flexibility in vehicle length, width, ride height and wheelbase. Its brain is Delta’s highly flexible platform master controller (PMC) which enables rapid and low-risk development of new vehicle configurations...
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Simon Dowson, Delta Managing Director, featured in a recent "Inside Silverstone" podcast

Simon Dowson, Delta Managing Director, has been featured in a recent "Inside Silverstone" podcast.  Simon talks about his background and the story behind Delta Motorsport.  Listen here https://longhurst.co.uk/insidesilverstone/simon-dowson/
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Delta Motorsport directors selected as Faces of a Vibrant Economy

Delta Motorsport directors, Simon Dowson and Nick Carpenter, have both been selected as “Faces of a Vibrant Economy” by Grant Thornton. The 100 Faces of a Vibrant Economy are chosen each year for their brilliant work and in recognition of their position on the forefront of change.   The Faces are drawn from across the UK and represent diverse sectors and industries.   For further information and to view all 100 faces, visit grantthornton.co.uk/faces
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Delta Motorsport Feature and Q&A by Barclays

As a high growth company and leader in engineering solutions, Delta Motorsport was selected by Barclays as a success story feature on their website.  You can read the full article here, including a Q&A with Delta Motorsport Managing Director, Simon Dowson.
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Delta Launches MiTRE Range Extender

Delta has launched a brand new micro-turbine technology aimed at helping electric cars match petrol or diesel-powered equivalents. The new system, dubbed MiTRE, was developed with support from an Innovate UK collaborative R&D program and is specifically designed for use as a range extender for electric vehicles. Delta has produced two complete MiTRE prototype systems with 17kW power output and has fitted one into its in-house EV, the E-4 Coupe for further development. Click here for a further description of the system.    
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