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Shell unveils concept city car design ‘to accelerate the conversation about making vehicles more energy efficient and less carbon-intensive’

Shell has today  unveiled a three seater concept city car which, if it were ever to go into production, is claimed would deliver a 34% reduction in primary energy use over its entire...

Cenex-LCV2016 on 14 and 15 September at Millbrook now open for registration

Cenex today announced the opening for registration for its ninth annual Low Carbon Vehicle Event – LCV2016 taking place on 14 and 15 September 2016, at Millbrook in Bedfordshire. Last...

Horizon prizes worth €5 million to support development of cleaner engines - now open for entries

The European Commission yesterday launched two Horizon prizes to support the identification of ideas for drastically reducing air pollution caused by transport . As previewed by Mark...

Qualcomm and Ricardo sign commercial wireless EV charging licence agreement

Qualcomm Incorporated and Shoreham, West Sussex, based Ricardo have this month announced a technology licence agreement under which Ricardo will commercialize Qualcomm’s Halo wireless...

BOC and ITM Power partner to help grow UK hydrogen refuelling infrastructurea

BOC , the UK’s largest supplier of industrial gases, and ITM Power , an energy storage and clean fuel company, have announced an agreement under which BOC will be provide infrastructure...

Free seminar to disseminate findings of the ABACUS project researching ways to extend and recycle EV batteries

Ben Peace, KTN’s Sustainability Lead, will be one of the presenters at seminar coming up in May that will examine the challenges associated with the manufacture, in-vehicle use, remanufacturing...

Government awards £38.2 million to 44 projects to develop innovative ideas for reducing CO2 emissions of road vehicles

The Department for Transport , Andrew Jones MP , Innovate UK and Office for Low Emission Vehicles have jointly announced support for 44 projects, involving around 130 companies resulting...

Fuel cells and transport: €57 million offer for research and KTN to help roadmap UK capabilities

KTN has published a comprehensive review of the latest calls for proposals within the Horizon 2020 Fuel Cell Hydrogen Joint Undertaking provided by Jean-Luc Delplancke, Head of its Programme...

ITM Power an CEME to develop a hydrogen hub for East London in 2016

ITM Power and The Centre for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence (CEME) have jointly announced that, following planning approval, that a memorandum of understanding has been...

Department for Transport announce £40million funding for eight Go Ultras Low Cities proposals to encourage update of low carbon vehicles

Department for Transport and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) this week announced that eight local authorities are to be awarded funding totalling £40 million under OLEV's Go...

Sheffield consortium mark the kick-off of IDP 11 project to research and develop metal composite hybrid anti-roll bars for trucks and trains

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), together with Vehicle suspension specialists Tinsley Bridge Limited and engineering design company Performance...

KTN helps connect consortia partners in £13.2m project to spearhead UK electric vehicle battery production

Last Monday, Northamptonshire-based prototyping and low-volume component manufacturer Vayon became the latest company to confirm participation in the £13.2 million Automated Module-to-pack...

Five projects awarded £30.6 million of government investment through the fifth Advanced Propulsion Centre competition

Timed with a visit last Friday to Morgan Motor Company in Malvern,  Business Secretary Sajid Javid announced the succesful recipients of the latest round of Advanced Propulsion Centre...

Torotrak to start production of its Flybrid KERS system for buses in mid 2016, for delivery into service by Wrightbus in late 2016

After completion of the Innovate UK supported in-service trial of a Wrightbus StreetLite midi bus fitted with a Flybrid mechanical kinetic energy recovery system (KERS), Torotrak has announced...

edie Live Innovation Competition offering £6000 support to SMEs with new sustainability ideas

edie Live, formerly Sustainability Live, an exhibition on energy, sustainability and resource efficiency to be held next May at the NEC, will feature an opportunity for SMEs to present new...

APC announces forthcoming £35 million APC 5 Competition for the new year and appoints University of Newcastle as Electric Machines Spoke

Boosted by the announcement in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement that its funding plans are to be protected , this week The Advanced Propulsion centre announced a forthcoming compeition named...

My Electric Avenue final results suggest large majority of local electricity networks have capacity for domestic EV charging

My Electric Avenue, a three-year Ofgem-funded project that has been carrying out trials to discover the impact that charging clusters of electric vehicles (EVs) might have on local electricity...

KTN Horizon 2020 Proposal Writing Workshop and Coffee Chat - 9:30am, 9 December 2015

To assist with applications for the Horizon 2020 Nature Based Solutions and Smart Cities Communities EU funding calls (one of which includes 'electromobility' within its scope), this month's KTN...

Get on your electric bike - you have the weekend to enter stage one of the Decarbonathon

Leading up to the COP21 international climate talks in Paris , ENGIE (the French energy company), National Physics Laboratory , Climate-KIC (an EU climate innovation...

Accelerating efforts to improve air quality in UK cities

Two deadlines of significance to vehicle emissions reduction are coming up in the first week November. Firstly, midnight of Monday 2 November is the strict deadline for applying to the ...
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