Rolls-Royce completes testing for ‘world’s fastest’ all-electric jet tech

The project aims to beat the current all-electric flight world record early next year

Virgin Galactic unveils jet that will fly sustainably three times the speed of sound

The supersonic jet will be able to carry up to 19 passengers and fly at altitudes above 60,000 feet

Businesses offered £20m to drive low carbon vehicle tech

Projects must be led by a UK business and help deliver significant reductions in carbon emissions

Rolls-Royce to land Siemens’ electric aerospace business

The deal is expected to be completed towards the end of 2019 following employee consultation

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

We need greener shipping power say engineers

Mention nuclear power and ships in the same sentence and you’re more likely to think Navy submarine than a goods tanker. But nuclear-propelled ships are one idea being mulled over by engineers this week as the future of low carbon shipping. Shipping accounts for around one billion tonnes of the world’s emissions every year, 3% […]