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Innovate UK competition to test out technologies for cleaner, greener vans and lorries - first briefing and chance to network at Solihull, on 14 July

Speaking today at the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership annual conference, Transport Minister Andrew Jones announced there will be £19 million of government funding made available through an...

Invitation to exhibit at KTN’s Advanced Materials Innovation Showcase at LCV2016

KTN will be hosting an Advanced Materials Innovation Showcase at this year’s Cenex LCV 2016 Low Carbon Vehicle Event on 14 and 15 September at Millbrook, and our materials team has...

LoCITY Annual Conference 2016 - a bravura performance in showcasing commercial vehicle low carbon innovations

The first Annual conference of LoCITY at Guildhall, London on 25 May highlighted barriers to the take-up of low emission commercial vehicles and, marshalled by KTN, showcased technologies...

UK researchers in electric mobility invited to mission to Baden-Württemberg, taking in visits to leading institutes and World of Energy Solutions

The German office of the UK Science and Innovation Network (SIN) and local agencies, via KTN, are inviting UK researchers in e-mobility for a subsidised three day mission in October to...

Nissan partners to trial way for Leaf owners to sell excess energy to the grid, and unveils a home energy storage unit for backup

Nissan has announced a trial of a vehicle to grid trial and unveiled a home energy storage solution to complement its Nissan Leaf vehicles, plus other developments designed at an announcement...

Eleven organisations awarded Go Ultra Low Company status – including Microsoft UK, University of Birmingham and London Fire Brigade

Go Ultra Low - a campaign to increase purchase consideration of electric vehicles supported by the government and SMMT - has today announced a new initiative for public and private sector...

IDP 12 supported project FEVER to develop 48V through-the- road hybrid vehicle technology

Ricardo has previewed the objectives and full lineup of Project FEVER , a two year Innovate UK supported collaborative R&D project for which it will design through-the-road hybrid...

Cenex-LCV2016 call for seminar speakers - themes to include Connected & Autonomous Vehicles, Aerodynamics, Lightweighting, Automotive Electronics

Cenex – the organiser of the UK’s largest technology showcasing and networking event for the UK low carbon vehicle community – is inviting organisations to submit an Expression of Interest...

Government launches £2 million competition for funding to support deployment of hydrogen FCEVs in public and private sector fleets

The Department for Transport and Office for Low Emission Vehicles Plans have today announced a £2 million fund to encourage more businesses to switch to hydrogen-fuelled vehicles . The Fuel...

New cars in Europe meet 2015 CO2 target two years ahead of target

According to provisional data compiled by the European Environment Agency (EEA) the average CO2 emissions for new cars sold in 2013 in Europe was 127 grammes of carbon dioxide per kilometre,...

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...
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