Businesses offered £30m for low emission vehicle tech

They could receive up to 70% of the project costs

Low carbon vehicles industry receives £84m boost

The low carbon vehicles industry has received a £84 million boost from government and the private sector. BEIS and the industry are providing £42 million each through the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC). A total of five projects from McLaren Automotive, Jaguar Land Rover, Turner Powertrain and Dearman have won a share of the fund to develop innovate low […]

UK funds £9.7m for new generation EV batteries

A £9.7 million grant has been awarded to produce a new generation of batteries for electric vehicles (EVs). A consortium of UK academics and technology providers led by car manufacturer Nissan will work on the £19 million future generation battery project at the firm’s site in Sunderland. The money from the Advanced Propulsion Centre UK (APC) will also help […]

UK low emission vehicles get £100m boost

Business are being invited to bid for a share of a £100 million funding package for low carbon, low emission vehicle technologies. Projects must deliver “significant reductions” in vehicle CO2 or other emissions compared to current technologies while aligning with the Automotive Council Technology Group roadmaps for advanced propulsion and help boost the UK’s supply […]

Warwick Uni to host £1bn hub for green car engines

The University of Warwick has been chosen as the hub that will help create green engines for the UK’s automotive industry. It will host the £1 billion Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), which aims to provide resources and facilities to develop low carbon propulsion systems and supply chains for 10 years. The APC also expects to […]

F1 technology in buses to help cut fuel usage

Four British engineering firms that will use technology initially designed for Formula One cars in buses and diggers to improve fuel efficiency have been granted funding totalling more than £28 million. Ford, GKN Land Systems, Cummins and JCB and its partner Flybrid will share the cash – which will support investment of £133 million – […]