£56m funding revs up low carbon transport projects

An estimated £56million of public and private funding has been made available to support low carbon transport projects. The Technology Strategy Board, the UK’s innovation agency, said the money will be invested in 17 major research and development projects and many will be led by car manufacturers such as Ford, Jaguar and Land Rover. They […]

Energy efficiency gets stamp of government approval

A new Government initiative has granted ‘Made by Britain’ status to the world’s only wireless energy management company. The Stockport-based company was nominated by local MP Ann Coffey for the accolade. WEMSinternational has joined firms like McVities, Land Rover and Rolls Royce to be recognised by the project, which was launched by Business Secretary Vince […]

Land Rover plugs-in to new market

Classic automobile brand Land Rover have joined the new, low-emissions arm of the motoring industry in the UK by announcing that they will showcase three of it Range_e concept models. The Range_e is based on the Range Rover Sport and uses the current 245PS 3.0-litre TDV6 diesel engine. Using a parallel hybrid system, with a […]