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A Brief History of Ashwoods Electric Motors


The Ashwoods Electric Motors Team

Working from our Exeter office the Ashwoods team are dedicated to providing low cost innovative solutions with state of the art motor technology. To see the faces behind the team then just contact us for more details

Since its launch Ashwoods Electric Motors has made significant progress see the timeline below for the story.

2003 - 2006

Developing and installing LPG systems for vans in London enabling the end user to avoid congestion charges

2006 - 2009

Developed a retro-fit Hybrid system for vans using products purchased from existing motor/battery suppliers

2009 - today

Supplying hybrid vans to UK’s largest fleets.

2010 - Today

Developed their own range of axial flux motors to provide them with a more durable and cost effective solution for the Hybrid.

Nov 2010

Ashwoods was identified as the fastest growing cleantech company in Europe and has since won 22 Business and Innovation awards.


Ashwoods electric motors proved so effective that Ashwoods Electric Motors was spun out as its own business

2012 - Today

Ashwoods motors have been fitted to over 700 vehicles accumulating over 30,000,000 miles of in field testing.


Ashwoods win government grant to design on engine APU with a tier 1 OEM, utilizing Radial Flux technology.


Ashwoods Electric Motors appoint Okinaya as their Japanese distributor