Electrotechnical manufacturing firms commit to net zero emissions by 2050

In total, 24 businesses from the BEAMA trade body have made the move after stating the government’s net zero target is not in itself enough

BMW unveils Brit-built fully electric MINI

It has a 135kW motor, with a maximum range of up to 144 miles per charge

New £28m UK research hub aims to drive electrical revolution

Researchers who will work closely with industry to address key manufacturing challenges in the production of electrical machines in sectors including aerospace, high value automotive and energy

New US facility to drive trucking fuel efficiency

Each of EkoStinger’s aerodynamic devices for tractor trailers is said to reduce emissions equivalent to taking one car off the road

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New hub aims to efficiently electrify UK industry

Led by the University of Sheffield, the hub aims to overcome manufacturing challenges relating to electric development

UK council to advise PM on energy opportunities after Brexit

It will provide high-level advice and policy recommendations on the critical issues affecting business

New partnership aims to drive efficiency in oil and gas

The University of Strathclyde will help Baker Hughes, a GE Company, cut costs and cycle time, while extending the lifespan of oilfield equipment

UK unveils new £15m pilot scheme to reduce food waste

Food thrown away by supermarkets will be turned into meals for the homeless and charity groups

New UK Commission aims to make manufacturing ‘smarter’

It will help drive forward digital developments in British manufacturing to boost productivity and enable more efficient and cleaner production systems

Aston Martin invests £50m to make Welsh plant the ‘home of electrification’

Production of the Rapid E all-electric model is expected to commence in 2019