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Vince Cable opens £1 billion Advanced Propulsion Centre

Vince Cable opens £1 billion Advanced Propulsion Centre

Business Secretary Vince Cable has opened the £1bn Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) headquarters at the University of Warwick, and up to £100m of new funding is now available for companies.

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Government fleets to introduce plug-in cars and vans – at last

Government fleets to introduce plug-in cars and vans – at last

After many years, the government’s car fleets are being provided with funding to introduce plug-in cars and vans.

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LowCVP’s programme to keep UK at forefront of low carbon transport

LowCVP’s programme to keep UK at forefront of low carbon transport

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), the multi-stakeholder organisation charged with promoting effective policy to deliver carbon reductions from all aspects of road transport, has announced its work programme for 2014-15.

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Plug-in Car Grant extended as part of OLEV’s £500m for low emission vehicles

Plug-in Car Grant extended as part of OLEV’s £500m for low emission vehicles

The Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has announced how it will spend its £500m funding allocation for low emission vehicles over the next five years.

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Ideas invited for £500 million spend on ultra low emission vehicles

Ideas invited for £500 million spend on ultra low emission vehicles

lcv2012-infiniti-emerge-lotus-evora-170.jpgThe Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has launched a call for evidence from key players in the industry to find out how to kick start demand and make the UK the number one European destination for investment in ultra low emission vehicles.

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New ultra low emission vehicles strategy launched to help grow the UK economy

New ultra low emission vehicles strategy launched to help grow the UK economy

lcv-2013-001a.jpgAt LCV2013 today Transport Minister Norman Baker launched the government’s strategy to drive forward the ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) industry.

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March 2013 Budget: Changes to VED, company car tax, capital allowances, and more

March 2013 Budget: Changes to VED, company car tax, capital allowances, and more

electric-vehicle-recharging.jpgHere’s a summary of how the March 2013 Budget affected motorists, including changes to Benefit In Kind (BiK) tax levels for Electric Vehicles (EVs).

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Niche Vehicle R&D programme invites low carbon projects

Niche Vehicle R&D programme invites low carbon projects

Niche-vehicle-network.jpgA joint call for collaborative R&D projects under theаNiche Vehicle R&D Programme, withаг900,000 funding, has beenаannounced by Cenex, the Technology Strategy Board and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).

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First vehicles eligible for Plug-in Van Grant announced

First vehicles eligible for Plug-in Van Grant announced

renault-kangoo-maxi-ze-f.jpgThe government has announced details of the first seven electric van models eligible for up to £8,000 - or 20% - discount under the new Plug-in Van Grant.

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UKH2Mobility hydrogen project launched

UKH2Mobility hydrogen project launched

toyota-fcv-r.jpgA new programme, UKH2Mobility, has been launched to ensure the UK is well positioned for the commercial roll-out of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles.

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