Mar 16, 2022
Proventia supplies electric car testing technology to Jaguar Land Rover
The technology company Proventia supplies an R&D and testing centre for electric cars to British car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover. The testing centre will be part of Jaguar Land Rover’s investments in sustainable development and electric car technologies in line with its Reimagine strategy. The value of the transaction is more than EUR 10 million.
Director Harri Kervinen and CEO Jari Lotvonen at Proventia plant in Oulu, where the test modules are designed and built.
Multinational Jaguar Land Rover is a global car manufacturer that makes some half a million vehicles a year. Jaguar Land Rover represents the premium class of the British automotive industry. In its new strategy published in 2021, the company focuses on carbon neutral business and will introduce several fully electric car models in the next few years.
“We are truly proud that Jaguar Land Rover has shown its trust in Finnish engineering expertise and selected us as its testing technology supplier. This selection is an indication of the competitiveness of our products and services in the R&D of electric car technologies. We believe that as a result of electrification and the development of related new technologies, we will continue to receive orders from the automotive industry,” says Jari Lotvonen, President and CEO of Proventia.
In recent years, Proventia has invested significantly in technologies for the electrifying vehicle and machine industries. Company’s test solutions for electric cars are designed and manufactured at its Oulu plant. Proventia estimates that it will recruit tens of employees in the near future in electrical, automation and mechanical engineering, as well as in project management and production.
The R&D and testing centre of Jaguar Land Rover will be based on Proventia’s modular test facility concept.
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Proventia Group is an internationally operating Finnish technology company, which provides solutions and services in the engine, machine and vehicle industries to combat climate change and to solve the air pollution problem. Proventia develops and manufactures modular test centres for the product development of electric and hybrid vehicles as well as systems and components that increase the energy efficiency of powertrains for non-road machines. Proventia takes people, the environment, and future generations into account in all of its operations, with zero emissions being the company's vision.
The company employs approximately 170 industry professionals in Finland, the Czech Republic, and the UK. www.proventia.com.