The Guardian

Engineers needed to develop advances in transport tech

“From self-driving cars to zero-emissions vehicles, engineers are at the forefront of a revolution in mobility and transport…changes are helping provide new jobs and opportunities, says Ryan Maughan, founder and managing director of Avid Technology…” Read more…

The Guardian - 28 November 2017


A success story for North East

“We will be establishing our own in-house technical academy to take recruits from school leaver to professional engineer specialising in electronics, embedded systems and robotics and also covering other engineering disciplines.” Read more…

Chronicle - 05 October 2017

Innovate UK

VIDEO: AVID: saving fuel and reducing emissions from vehicles

“Innovate UK funding helps sustainable vehicle component supplier launch product and grow their business in the North East of England. Ryan Maughan left a career building racing cars to set up a business that could make a difference. He founded AVID Technology in 2004 to improve air quality by making vehicles more efficient.” Watch the video…

Innovate UK - 6 September 2017


As the electric vehicle revolution heats up, why we must consider how to cool things down

“Automotive cleantech firm AVID Technology is urging others to recognise the need to address the issue of battery temperature control in electric vehicles and has produced a white paper analysing current research findings in an attempt to identify the best method.” Read more…

BDaily - 17 August 2017


Electric vehicles set to play a key role in future household systems

“As Government announces the phasing out of petrol and diesel cars, electric vehicles could have a role beyond transport” Read more…

Chronicle - 27 July 2017


Avid Technology targets robotics industry after £1m investment in new facilities

“Our strategy is to increase turnover to £50m in the next three to five years as a specialist supplier of technology for electric vehicles, robotics and industrial electronics by growing our presence in the field of systems electrification.” Read more…

Chronicle - 20 June 2017

Business Quarter


“Ryan is MD of Cramlington-based Avid Technology, whose powertrain and management systems are used by almost every electric and hybrid truck and bus maker in Europe” Read more…

Business Quarter - 28 April 2017


Meet the four North East business leaders in with a chance of snagging EY’s entrepreneur prize

“Ryan Maughan, who is Managing Director at AVID Technology Group in Cramlington, has been shortlisted for the Disruptor category which rewards those who have established businesses which actively challenge traditional business models and thinking.” Read more…

BDaily - 25 April 2017


Northumberland cleantech firm strikes deal with global engineering business GKN

“AVID Technology Limited, which designs and manufactures electrified ancillaries for the electric and hybrid vehicle market, has won a multi-million pound deal with Global engineering firm GKN Hybrid Power to help develop its EVO Motors system.” Read more…

BDaily - 13 March 2017

Business Quarter

Cramlington-based AVID Technology are to head up a £3.6m project to improve environmental standards in the marine industry.

“Launched by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI), the project aims to develop and demonstrate a waste heat recovery system that could deliver reduced emissions and fuel efficiency savings of at least eight per cent across all types of ship…” Read more…

Business Quarter - 13 March 2017

North East Business Awards

AVID Technology Shortlisted for Two Awards 2nd Year in a Row.

AVID Technology has been shortlisted for awards in the Manufacturing and Innovation categories for the 2nd year running at the 2017 North East Business Awards. Read more…

North East Business Awards - 1 March 2017


Cramlington firm to play key role in government carbon reduction mission

“Cramlington-based AVID Technology has been named as one of 20 UK consortia to participate in a £20m government project to improve air quality. The firm will work on a programme to increase the number of electric vans and lorries running as hybrids or on hydrogen dual-fuel…” Read more…

BDaily - 25 January 2017

Business Quarter

Innovation showcase: AVID Technology Ltd

“AVID Technology talks to BQ about their spot in the Innovation Showcase at VentureFest North East, explaining a little more about their mission to save the planet, one vehicle at a time!” Read more…

Business Quarter - 01 November 2016

The Journal

AVID Technology Gears Up For Growth

“Investment in new technology and an ongoing recruitment drive have placed an ambitious North East automotive clean-tech business at the cutting edge…” Read more…

The Journal - 27 October 2016

Transort Engineer

AVID Measures Up With New Services For Bus Operators

“A popular manufacturing technique to boost factory efficiency is behind a new system designed to help bus operators with fleet efficiency…” Read more…

Transort Engineer - 21 October 2016

Route One

AVID’s New Service Drives Efficiency

“AVID Technology has launched a fleet system, based on the principles of Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM). Its three new consultancy and training packages, Smart Speed, Smart Shield and Smart Spanner, are designed to reduce costs, boost productivity and improve service delivery and safety.” Read more…

Route One - 21 October 2016

Transport Engineer

AVID Technology in £5.2m vehicle powertrain project

“North East firm AVID Technology is part of a £5.2m, three-year project to develop more efficient vehicle powertrains with global manufacturer Caterpillar.” Read more…

Transport Engineer - 22 July 2016

Business Quarter

AVID team up with Caterpillar in £5.2m project

“North East automotive cleantech firm AVID Technology has teamed up with global manufacturer Caterpillar in a £5.2m program to develop more efficient vehicle powertrains.” Read more…

Business Quarter - 21 July 2016


Cramlington’s AVID Technology in Caterpillar linkup

“Cramlington automotive cleantech firm AVID Technology has entered a partnership with construction machinery and equipment company, Caterpillar.” Read more…

BDaily - 21 July 2016

Journal Business

AVID raises £3.4 Million in investment from NVM, IP Group and Downing

“Avid Technology Group, whose products improve vehicle efficiency and reduce emissions, secured £2m from the Newcastle-based NVM Private Equity.” Read more…

Journal Business - 6 July 2016


AVID Technology has been successful in securing Innovate UK funding to develop its innovative hybrid systems technology.

“Five North East organisations have secured a share of a £38m fund designed to create jobs and help Britain become a “world leader” in exporting new emission-cutting technology” Read more…

Insider - 3 March 2016

North East Business Awards

AVID Technology is Shortlisted for Two Awards

AVID Technology is shortlisted for awards in Manufacturing and Innovation at the 2016 North East Business Awards. Read more…

North East Business Awards - 15 January 2016

AVID Press Release

AVID recognised as Northumberland’s most innovative business at 2015 Northumberland Business Awards November 2015

“AVID Technology Limited has picked up its second award for Innovation this year at the 2015 Northumberland Business Awards” Read more…

AVID Press Release - 20 November 2015

Morpeth Herald

Northumberland Business Awards 2015: Innovation Award winner – Avid Technology

“Avid Technology, based in Cramlington, took home the Innovation Award, after judges said the successes achieved by the company were remarkable and unique, and praised it for its desire to provide a superior service.” Read more…

Morpeth Herald - 20 November 2015


Avid Technology: It’s keeping cool and saving fuel

“UK bus manufacturers lead the way in developing fuel saving technology, and they rely on a range of suppliers to help them realise real, in-service benefits. Avid Technology is one of them, and it has more in store than its well-known eFan.” Read more…

Route-One - 30 September 2015

AVID Press Release

AVID Scoops National Award for Innovation from the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership

“AVID Technology Limited has received a prestigious national award for Innovation from the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership” Read more…

AVID Press Release - 10 September 2015

Journal Business

AVID runner up at 2015 North East Exporters Awards, following strong growth and major new contract wins overseas

“Businesses showing a commitment to overseas trade have been honoured in seven award categories at a black tie dinner in Co. Durham.” Read more…

Journal Business - 6 July 2015

Bus & Coach Buyer

Saving the Planet Through Electrification

“Suitable for retrofitting to virtually any bus, AVID Technology’s eFan micro hybrid system promises a list of attributes including the ability to trim fuel consumption by up to 15%” Read more…

Bus & Coach Buyer - 9 October 2014


Ipswich Buses Sees 10.8% Fuel Saving With AVID Technology

“Municipal operator Ipswich Buses has seen fuel savings of 10.8% on four of its Ipswich Park and Ride Optare Versas in a trial that has led it to retrofit the AVID eFan Micro Hybrid System to the rest of the Optare Versas in its fleet, and to start trials with other bus types.” Read more…

Route-One - 10 September 2014


Trent Barton Roll Out of AVID Micro Hybrid System Fuel Saving Technology

“Trent Barton is to start eFan Micro Hybrid System retrofits to its existing fleet. It follows successful tests and will initially concentrate on Optare Versas on its Ilkeston-Sawley my15 route, followed by Volvo B7RLEs on the Mickleover-Derby route. Other routes and models will follow” Read more…

Route-One - 9 July 2014

Bus & Coach Buyer

Trentbarton’s AVID hybrid roll out

“Trentbarton is to retrofit AVID eFan Micro Hybrid Systems to its existing bus fleet. Initially the program will concentrate on the company’s Optare Versas on the my15 route between Ilkeston, Long Eaton and Sawley, followed by Volvo B7RLEs on the Mickleover in Derby.” Read more…

Bus & Coach Buyer - 3 July 2014


AVID celebrate with students on completion of STEM project

“Northumberland based AVID Technology were one of the local businesses that collaborated with students from Central Newcastle High.” Read more…

EDT - 23 April 2014

News Post Leader

AVID take on lead role

“AVID Technology is working with students at Newcastle High School as part of the Engineering Education Scheme (EES), on a six-month science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) project.” Read more…

News Post Leader - 18 Feburary 2014

SMMT – Driving the Motor Industry

Government announce winners of £5 million clean bus fund, some AVID customers will receive funding to install Micro Hybrid Systems

“Eleven local authorities have been awarded grants from the Department for Transport’s (DfT) £5 million Clean Bus Technology Fund, which was announced earlier in the year. The funding will allow almost 400 buses to be upgraded, reducing pollution in towns and cities across England.” Read more…

SMMT – Driving the Motor Industry - 30 August 2013