HORIBA MIRA launches £2m battery development facility

HORIBA MIRA, a global provider of engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors, has opened a £2m facility which will provide test and development services for battery packs and other components for hybrid and electric vehicles.

Nuneaton-based HORIBA MIRA will now be the first business in the UK able to provide vehicle manufacturers with a full suite of testing from battery components from the 1,875 sq ft site.

Declan Allen, managing director at HORIBA MIRA, said: “This investment demonstrates HORIBA MIRA’s commitment to reducing vehicle emissions and strengthens the business’ battery and electric vehicle engineering and testing capabilities.”

“We’ve worked with many of the leading global manufacturers and automotive suppliers over the past 70 years and this investment will enable us to deliver essential testing to support manufacturers and automotive suppliers in developing hybrid and battery systems.”

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