GBS exhibit at LCV at Millbrook with the Electric Zero.....

GBS were exhibiting at LCV at Millbrook (Low carbon vehicle event) last week with a GBS Zero demonstrating a novel concept battery and EV platform and disseminating the successful completion of a composite and titanium project.

The GBS concept EV platform: The chassis is bespoke to allow for the concept EV powertrain. In the front of the vehicle the battery has replaced the standard engine as the energy source and the original fuel cell is replaced with the powertrain. GBS have machined intricate prototype parts to allow the E drive system to be mounted as a compact unit within in the vehicle.
The powered electronics have been developed in partnership with Rockfort Engineering who are heavily involved with Formula E. The project was to develop a novel cooling concept and the project vehicle will be used to create duty cycles to further develop this technology. The vehicle has a limited range as it was designed for high load discharge to generate heat and monitor the cooling data.

Prototype Carbon fibre barrels by GBS and Titanium centres designed and manufactured by AJE.
The vehicle has carbon fibre wheels with titanium wheel centres to reduce the un-sprung weight of the rotating mass. GBS have manufactured the inner and outer barrels of the wheels as part of a collaboration. The project was to extract learning form the Ti process by completing this project GBS has greater understanding of an internal composite process that GBS are developing for the future.

We are now busy preparing for this weekends event which is the Goodwood Revival (13th-15th September), where we will be having our new Zero demonstrator on display. We can be found over the road on stand 381. Visit our event page where you will see more details.

New parts added to Kit Spares for you & your Zero….

At the GBS Factory we have a showroom  that is bursting with parts and spares and we are always expanding the range of products that we stock. We have recently added a new range of Alternators and Starter Motors from Powerlite Units.

You now see these on our parts website Kit Spares, visit or please come and visit us and see all the parts and spares that we have on display, including the ATR Products range and the ATR Products Upgrade Brake Kit which is now very popular on the Zero’s. Below are some other popular parts that might also be of interest to you.

The Kit Spares Shop is also going to be open later this month at our GBS Cars & Coffee event which is happening on Saturday 21st September at the GBS Factory, we are expecting to be a very busy day. We welcome telephone / emial orders before the big day, then we can get them all ready for you to just collect on the day, as there is often a que at the Kit Spares Shop.

For more details about the GBS Cars & Coffee event and to let us know that you are coming click here… GBS Cars & Coffee event.