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A busy autumn for those with designs on funding for lower emissions vehicles

Innovate UK will be opening two competitions next month relevant to low carbon vehicles, both to offer significant funding to encourage development of technologies with potential to further...

LowCVP Transport Energy Infrastructure Roadmap to 2050

Ahead of its annual conference, LowCVP has published a series of roadmaps for how to expand the low carbon fuels infrastructure required to meet climate change commitments could come about,...

Grainger and Worrall investing in new equipment and improving the skills for lightweighting in engine design

This Wednesday’s Financial Times included a feature on Bridgnorth, Shropshire, based maker of high-integrity castings Grainger & Worrall , ostensibly as a study of the management issues in...

Almost half of all domestic transport emissions are from corporate fleets

A recent report produced by CE publications and commissioned by Greenpeace claims that almost half of domestic transport emissions are from corporate fleets, and 8% of total EU GHG...

KTN to present a Materials Innovation Showcase at LCV2015 in September

Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) will again be a highly visible presence at this year’s Cenex-LCV show - the UK’s premier low carbon vehicle event, to be held at Millbrook Proving Ground,...

Ever wondered what 1% of the UK’s Carbon emission looks like?

The UK Governments investment in new technology is set up to pay dividends

Local Authority Fleet managers - we want to know where you've got to with ‘greening' your transport fleets

Tell us how we can help!   We're looking to form a picture of what activities may, or may not, be underway in local efforts to de-carbonise vehicle fleets, to enable development of a...

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

Subsequent to its declaration of interest in participating in the soon to close   Spearheading Electric Vehicle Battery Production competition , Sheffield-based battery R&D business...

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) ....
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