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Faradion demonstrates world’s first sodium-ion battery powered vehicle

Following its declaration of interest in the Spearheading Electric Vehicle Battery Production competition last month, Sheffield-based battery R&D business Faradion, has publicly...

Fourth APC funding competition offers £60 million for Driving UK Capability and Economic Impact through Low Carbon Propulsion Technologies

As an update to its previously announced Fourth APC Funding Competition , the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), in partnership with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)...

UK car buyers doing most in Europe to accelerate electric car sales while ICE vehicles comply with EU emissions limit timescale

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has this week heralded the latest reported emissions levels of newly registered vehicles showing a continued reduction in average...

Promising proposals for the Spearheading Electric Vehicle Battery Production competition

On 15 April 2015 in Solihull, p rospective candidate companies grasped an early opportunity to impress with their suitability as potential partners at the Innovate UK and  Office for...

APC awards funding of £80 Million for Greener Buses, Cars, Vans and Engines in its third competition

Last month The Advanced Propulsion Centre announced £80 million of funding for four projects designed to bring fuel cells into van fleets, develop high efficiency transmissions and new...

Innovate UK and OLEV offers £10m funding to help spearhead future electric vehicle batteries production

Innovate UK announced on 25 March investment, with  the  Office for Low Emission Vehicles  (OLEV), combined investment  of up to £10 million for a consortium to develop a...

TRL to study the feasibility of using dynamic Wireless Power Transfer on the Strategic Road Network for Highways England

TRL announced earlier this month that it has been commissioned by the Highways Agency to conduct a feasibility study into whether dynamic Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) technology can be used on...

Hold the date! LowCVP Annual Conference, Weds June 24, Westminster

The LowCVP's 2015 Annual Conference will be held on 24 June in Westminster. This leading event on the green transport policy calendar regularly attracts leading figures from government,...

Consumer turns Prosumer - the future for EV's

Solar and Energy Storage  - enablers for take up of Electric Vehicles . Home energy storage has the potential to store DC energy generated in the daytime from a solar array in a...

OLEV refuelling station competition for seven new, fully functional, hydrogen refuelling stations

Ricardo-AEA , in partnership with another consultancy company E4tech , has been retained to administer the UK Government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles’ (OLEV) ‘hydrogen refuelling...

‘Remarkable’ sales growth for electric vehicles reflected in 95% recommendation rate claimed by Nissan for its UK-built Leaf

19 January 2015 - Nissan has announced today that its Nissan LEAF all-electric car has increased its sales volume in Europe by 33% in Europe in 2014 , gaining more than a quarter share of the...

ENIAC Nanoelectronics PowerTrain project presents rare earth metal-free EV motor

The 43 months ENIAC and EU FP7 supported MotorBrain project - that researched increased range and reliability of electric vehicles with reduced dependence of rare earth metals - has ...

TEN-T Co-Funded European Long-Distance Electric Clean Transport Road Infrastructure Corridor (ELECTRIC) project just launched

Power and automation company ABB announced on 16 December the launch of the TEN-T Co-Funded Project European Long-Distance Electric Clean Transport Road Infrastructure Corridor (aka ELECTRIC) ....

Advanced Propulsion Centre APC3 Funding Competition webinar on demonstrating value for money in proposals

Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), has published to YouTube its 8 December webinar presentation by Michael Clarke of BIS , in which he describes how explained how BIS assesses for value for...

DfT Stakeholder survey requesting views on options for low carbon trucks

LowCVP, the public-private partnership that promotes lower carbon vehicles and fuels, has been commissioned by the Department for Transport to survey business attitudes on the likely...

Opportunity for local authorities to share £35m of capital funding from OLEV to be a GUL City - registration required by end of 2014

The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has published guidance for local authorities on applying for the Go Ultra Low City Scheme , a competition offering £35m of capital funding to two to...

Ricardo instals new lightweight permanent vacuum TorqStor flywheel in the Innovate UK supported DDflyTrain research project

Ricardo has announced  delivery of the latest version of its  TorqStor  high speed flywheel energy storage systems to digital hydraulics specialist  Artemis Intelligent...

The prospects and bumps in the road for Dual Fuel technologies in Heavy Duty transport

The prospects and bumps in the road for Du al Fuel technologies in Heavy Duty transport     The conclusion of a webinar hosted by Automotive World , held on 12 November...

First year review of Low Carbon Truck Trial finds need for new standards and case study finding reduced particulate emissions

Gas Vehicle Hub , the web site maintained by Cenex and funded by the KTN, has published a summary of a workshop and review one year into the trial , held at LCV2014 in September, with 257 of...

EValu8 offering £1000 worth of consultancy advice to help East of England SMEs develop low carbon transport ideas

EValu8 Transport Innovations , a not for profit organisation specialising in sustainable transport, is currently offering grants to the value of £1000 to support low carbon transport ideas ...
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