YASA Motors

YASA Motors designs and manufactures high performance electric motors for hybrid and electric vehicles as well as the industrial sector. The Company manufactures an advanced axial flux motor and generator based on its proprietary Yokeless And Segmented Armature (YASA) technology. For a given power and torque requirement, it can deliver a significantly smaller and lighter electric motor than any other competing technology. The Company's technology is lower cost than competitor motors due to the high utilisation of magnetic material. YASA motors and generators are suitable for a range of markets and applications.

Company Growth (employees)
Oxfordshire, GB
Size (employees)
59 (est)+4%
YASA Motors was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Oxfordshire, GB

Key People at YASA Motors

Ajay Lukha

Ajay Lukha

Chief Commercial Officer
Andy Court

Andy Court

Chief Engineer
Tim Woolmer

Tim Woolmer

CTO and Founder

YASA Motors Office Locations

YASA Motors has an office in Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire, GB (HQ)
154H Brook drive

YASA Motors Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$11.5 m

Latest funding size

$7.6 m

Time since last funding

over 3 years


YASA Motors's latest funding round in January 2014 was reported to be $7.6 m. In total, YASA Motors has raised $11.5 m

YASA Motors Financial Metrics

YASA Motors's revenue was reported to be £2.8 m in FY, 2016 which is a 30% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

2.8 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

606.2 k

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(2.4 m)

Cash (30-Sep-2016)

4.7 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.6 m1.5 m4 m2.8 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

771.5 k735.8 k2 m2.2 m

Gross profit

779.9 k804.5 k2 m606.2 k

Gross profit Margin, %


Pre tax profit

(1.2 m)(1.7 m)(1.1 m)(2.8 m)

Net Income

(1 m)(1.4 m)(862.8 k)(2.4 m)
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


751 k3.7 m3 m4.7 m

Accounts Receivable

280.7 k569.8 k414.5 k929.9 k

Current Assets

1.5 m5.1 m4.7 m8 m


166.4 k162.2 k382.1 k1.3 m

Total Assets

1.7 m5.3 m5.1 m9.4 m

Accounts Payable

86.3 k208.5 k583.1 k567.9 k

Current Liabilities

291 k492.6 k1.1 m1.5 m

Total Liabilities

291 k492.6 k1.1 m1.6 m

Retained Earnings

(1 m)(1.4 m)(862.8 k)(2.4 m)

Total Equity

1.4 m4.8 m4 m7.7 m

Financial Leverage

1.2 x1.1 x1.3 x1.2 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

(1.3 m)2.9 m(631.7 k)

Income Taxes Paid

166.9 k250 k232.1 k425.7 k
GBPY, 2016


97.1 k

Financial Leverage

1.2 x

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