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Axon Automotive

Axon make vehicle structures using patented low cost carbon fibre beam technology for bodies & components; light, fuel efficient, low Capex.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Wellingborough, England, GB
  • Currency GBP
  • Founded December 2005
  • Employees 10
  • Website

Company Summary

Everybody wants more fuel efficient vehicles: to achieve this we must reduce vehicle weight, but we must do this in a way that keeps the cars affordable (low cost). Axon has a way to do this using their patented technology to make low cost carbon fibre structures. Prototypes have been produced. Larger production facilities are needed. Typical customers are vehicle manufacturers (particularly from Asia).


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    John Hall

    Leads Product strategy development for Axon.Former Director of Product Strategy at Jaguar-Land Rover, with leading product roles at BMW, Honda and Ford.

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    Steven Cousins
    Managing Director

    Initially at the Open University. Developed a dashboard billing machine ‘paydrive’ identified by US department of transport as a ‘landmark project in Europe’. In 1989 joined the Honda Research Centre at Cranfield University. Led programmes for Volvo, Alcan, Lotus, Honda Ford, Caterham QinetiQ, McLaren and suppliers.
    A member of government’s panel on R&D projects into advanced automotive engineering. Cranfield University to run Axon Automotiv

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    Kevin Lindsey

    responsible for whole vehicle design and manufacture and has extensive experience in the Automobile sector. He started by leading major research programmes for BWM and Rover Group. The programmes encompassed aluminium, steel and composite components, including carbon fibre composite components. Since then he has had a number of senior roles at Aston Martin and Lotus and was also responsible for design, development of the Gibbs Aquada

Previous Investors

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    Tony Evans (Green Entrepreneur)
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    Steven Cousins (Founder)