Flybrid Automotive Limited is a private limited company company 80% owned by the two founding Directors Jon Hilton and Doug Cross and 20% owned by Torotrak PLC.
By investing their own money the founding directors were able to develop a working demonstration KERS system at high speed, unhindered by the demands of financial backers, and in just 12 months they progressed from first thoughts to fully working hardware. The company continues to develop the technology to provide further enhancements and in the process continues to secure key intellectual property.The company has applied for over 40 patents around the world and more than half of these are already fully granted.
The company offers a full service including design, manufacture, assembly, development and support of the KERS device in the field. They are equipped with the latest tools including Catia design software and develop their own test equipment for many of the specialised testing tasks.