Battery storage
Up to £10m up for grabs for innovative battery tech research

Innovate UK is providing the funding for feasibility studies and research and development into promising new battery technologies

Honda leaves F1 circuits to pursue environmental initiatives

The Japanese motorcycle manufacturer says it will focus on the development of low carbon technologies that will support battery electric and fuel cell vehicles

‘Automotive industry must become transparent about its environmental impacts’

Swedish electric vehicle brand Polestar has committed to publishing full details of its climate footprint and urged its competitors to follow suit

Government plugs in £73.5m investment for low carbon vehicles

Companies set to benefit include Ford Technologies, BMW Motorsport, Jaguar Land Rover and the London Electric Vehicle Company, manufacturer of electric taxis

French drivers get €7,000 incentive to go electric

The support of the French EV market is part of an €8 billion rescue plan for the automotive industry in the wake of coronavirus pandemic

Businesses offered £19m to drive supply chain processes for electric switch

Britain will need to switch to electrification across many sectors, from automotive to energy distribution, in order to meet its 2050 net zero goal

Businesses offered £25m to drive low carbon vehicle tech

Eligible projects must either speed up the development of low and zero emission vehicles or demonstrate a significant reduction in emissions

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Tech giant innovation threatens established carmakers

Google, Intel, Tesla and Uber are increasingly pushing autonomous driving, connected cars and electrification

UK to help cybersecurity firms export technology

Global cybersecurity spend in energy and critical national infrastructure in 2016 was £0.77 billion

£75m for low carbon vehicles technology

Five new projects to develop low carbon and energy efficient technologies in the automotive industry have been granted funding worth £75 million. It will be used to design new products that are expected to change technology used in the sector, from vans to high-end sports cars. The projects are expected to create more than 800 […]