Linking mechanics, electrics and materials with motion

Covering all mechanical, electrical and material requirements, Prysmian Group is a leader in material development, production technologies and logistics for the automotive industry.

Draka Prestolite Automotive was born from the merge between Prysmian and General Cable and offers to its customers the widest cable and assemblies portfolio for the global automotive industry.

The automotive industry keeps on growing at a very high pace in the field of electric and connected autonomous cars. Draka Prestolite Automotive is capable of meeting the increasingly challenging requirements of its customers through a range of customized cables and assemblies for the newest generation of vehicles.

Innovation and sustainability

Draka Prestolite Automotive field numerous patents, and our materials research and cable-design teams are well-known and valued partners of OEMs, systems suppliers and harness makers in full compliance with the latest environmental standards and requirements.

Draka Prestolite Automotive modern logistic concepts provide the very best solutions for customers, and ensure timely delivery of products from dedicated factories that combine competitive prices with first-class quality. All our factories are IATF 16949 approved.




Electric vehicles

High Voltage cables for hybrid and electric cars.

High Voltage (600 V) cables for connections between the converter, inverter, generator and battery in hybrid cars, Fuel Cell Vehicles (FCVs) and all-Electrical Vehicles (EVs).

Our high performance and reliable High Voltage cables meet strained power requirements and ensure stable properties and easy installation especially in complex harnesses.


Ideal for all types of electric and hybrid vehicles, among others:

  • electric vehicles (EV)

  • battery electric vehicles (BEV)

  • plugin hybrid vehicles (PHV)

  • plugin hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV)



  • superior environmental properties/recyclability

  • reliable electrical performance

  • flexibility and lightweight, easy handling and installation, heat and cold resistance, flame resistance

  • superior chemical and abrasion resistance

  • superior durability in harsh environments



  • silicone, EPDM and halogen-free XLPE insulation materials available

  • standard temperature range -40°C up to +200°C

  • high flexibility



  • unscreened high voltage cables

  • screened high voltage cables

  • multi/core unscreened high voltage cables


Connected and autonomous cars

Cables for the widest range of data communication systems in the automotive industry.

Our Data Cables ensure fast, safe and multimedia communication not only inside a vehicle, but also V2V (Vehicle to Vehicle), V2I (Vehicle to Infrastructure), etc.



  • communication

  • entertainment

  • safety



  • superior environmental properties/recyclability

  • super-fast and stable transmission properties

  • flexible, heat resistant, flame resistant

  • outstanding EMC protection and resistance to interferences



  • solid/foam dielectrics

  • standard temperature range -40°C up to +150°C

  • high mechanical strength



  • FlexRay Cables

  • CAN Bus Cables

  • Ethernet Cables up to 1GBit

  • LVDS Cables