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Half Year Results 2012

Torotrak PLC (LSE: TRK) (“Torotrak”, “the Group” or “the Company”)  Half-Year results for the six months ended 30 September 2012 Financial and Operational Highlights 2012 £m 2011 £m Revenue 4.7 0.8 Profit/(Loss) after taxation 1.6 (2.0) Operating cash inflow 0.4 0.7 Period end cash balance 10.7 8.8 Financial highlights £3.1…

Business Update

Press Release August 6 2012 “Progress in all areas” investors told at business update. £2.5 million from Allison Transmission strengthens customer commitment. £600,000 licence payment received from Tata Motors for two new application areas. A £2.5 million advance licence payment from Allison Transmission Inc. led a package of business news…

Flywheel hybrids: background information for journalists

Interest in flywheel hybrids or mechanical Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems (KERS) has spread from Formula One and is growing among manufacturers of passenger cars and other, larger vehicles. The reason is that flywheel hybrids offer higher efficiency at lower costs than battery hybrids. During braking, the recovered kinetic energy spins…

Torotrak signs development, manufacture and supply agreement with Univance Corporation

Substantial investment will support initial industrialisation of Torotrak technology Leyland, 21 May 2012 – Gearless traction drive company Torotrak PLC (LSE: TRK) has signed a co-operation and licence agreement with Univance Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of passenger and industrial vehicle transmission units and other automotive parts headquartered in…

Variable drive supercharger testing progresses

Leyland, 18 January 2012 – Testing work on the Rotrak variable drive supercharger is underway in Torotrak’s rolling-road test facility. The company’s engineers already have the technology running in a B-segment donor vehicle on a dynamometer and are calibrating the control strategy to prove its driveability, performance, CO2 and fuel…