July 18, 2016The winning vehicle at the 2016 Shell Eco-marathon held in London’s Olympic Park from 30 June to 3 July achieved 7,362mpg (2,606.4km/litre). As if that wasn’t enough of an achievement, this year’s event even included a race between the eco cars.
July 13, 2016The LowCVP Conference 2016 looked at a range of issues including a new APC report on the UK’s low carbon automotive capabilities, as well as potential changes for the UK’s low carbon automotive industry after Brexit. At a time when the country was dominated by uncertainty following the EU Referendum, reassurance was provided by a number of speakers including Transport Minister Andrew Jones MP.
May 5, 2016There's just over a week to go to get your nominations in to the 2016 Low Carbon Champions Awards! (The deadline for submissions is Friday, 13 May.)
April 14, 2016The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has opened the call for nominations to the 2016 Low Carbon Champions Awards. The deadline for submissions is Friday 13 May. The Champions Awards celebrate organisations that have made a real difference in the area of low carbon road transport.
April 14, 2016The North West’s ‘Cholmondeley Power and Speed’ event will take place in Cheshire from the 10-12 June 2016, and this year’s theme will be ‘Supercars Past & Present’.
April 6, 2016The Niche Vehicle Network Symposium 2016 showed that smaller automotive manufacturers and suppliers can deliver innovative research and development projects with impressive results in short timescales and with comparatively small budgets.
March 2, 2016The UK carbon emissions and air quality agendas have now been joined up by a new initiative from the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) and the Clean Air Alliance (CAA), which was launched in Westminster on 1 March 2016.
February 29, 2016The revealing of the car manufacturer with the highest real-life emissions was one of various interesting items of content at the Future Powertrain Conference 2016.
October 11, 2015The next generation of car designers faces unprecedented challenges in meeting ever-tightening environmental requirements whilst still building cars that people want to buy. The LowCVP believes that L-category vehicles, and in particularly lightweight four wheel vehicles, will play an increasing role in squaring this circle.
October 5, 2015Some good news for diesel cars – a Peugeot 1.6-litre BlueHDi 75 Active 5-door hatchback has taken overall victory in this year’s MPG Marathon, achieving average fuel economy of 104.5mpg in real-world driving conditions over 385 miles.