Zap&Go Selected to Join Williams Advanced Engineering as Part of the UK Governments Faraday Battery Challenge

ZapGo Ltd has been selected to contribute its unique Carbon-Ion™
technology to a consortium led by Williams Advanced Engineering to
develop next-generation battery systems for electric vehicles. The
project is part of the UK Government’s Faraday Battery Challenge, a £246
million commitment to battery development for the electric vehicle

Advanced Engineering is the technology and engineering services
business of the Williams Group, which also includes Williams Martini
Racing, one of the most successful teams in Formula 1 history and sole
battery supplier to all Formula
E racing cars. The consortium seeks to deliver faster-charging,
higher-power, higher-energy batteries that improve upon today’s
technology. ZapGo will contribute its expertise and Carbon-Ion
technology, which has the ability to deliver fast-charging,
long-lasting, safe and recyclable cells. The other members of the
consortium are Imperial College London and automotive software
specialists PowerOasis and Codeplay.

Stephen Voller, CEO and founder of ZapGo, said, “It’s an important
validation of our technology to be invited to work with the Williams
team. We want to demonstrate the viability of a hybrid battery
management system that goes beyond what’s currently available to EV
manufacturers. The time is right to demonstrate that our Carbon-Ion
technology can deliver safe, fast charging.”

About ZapGo Ltd

ZapGo Ltd is a technology company based at the Harwell Research Campus,
Oxford with a US office in Charlotte, NC. Combining novel nano-carbon
materials with proprietary electrolytes they produce an ultra-fast,
safe, recyclable charging power module that charges in less than five
minutes. For more information, please visit www.zapgo.com.

About Williams Advanced Engineering

Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) is part of the Williams Group,
combining cutting edge technology and the industry’s best engineers with
precision and speed to market derived from four decades of success in
the ultra-competitive environment of Formula 1. WAE provides world class
technical innovation, engineering, testing, manufacturing and
operational consultancy services to the automotive, motorsport,
aerospace, defense, health and energy sectors. WAE helps meet the
performance and sustainability challenges of the 21st century with its
expertise in aerodynamics and thermodynamics, electrification, advanced
lightweight materials and vehicle integration. WAE was honored with the Queen’s
Award for Enterprise in Innovation 2018.

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