A £1bn Advanced Propulsion Centre (£500m from government, match funded by industry) will support the UK as a leading centre for innovation.
2012 was an exceptional year for UK automotive, with industry generating its highest ever turnover, increasing production and export volumes and attracting further investment, all while continuing to reduce the environmental impact of its products and processes.
Car dashboards being replaced by iPads and a new UK Advanced Propulsion Centre were two of the ideas highlighted at the 2013 Niche Vehicle Network Symposium which took place on 19 March at the Heritage Centre at Gaydon.
Want to find out more about what the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has achieved over the last 10 years? A new video provides an overview - watch the LowCVP 10 year anniversary video here.
A total of eight car companies have announced collaborations to work together, including on low emission vehicle projects: Daimler, Ford and Nissan; BMW and Toyota; GM and PSA Peugeot Citroen.
Ricardo has acquired the business, operating assets and employees engaged in the business of AEA Technology Plc (in administration) (AEA Europe), for a total cash consideration of £18 million.
Drayson Racing Technologies and Lola Group today unveiled the 850 hp electric-powered Le Mans prototype racing car, the Lola-Drayson B12/69EV, at the 2012 MIA Low Carbon Racing Conference at the NEC.
There may be 1 million Electric Vehicles (EVs) on UK roads by 2020; read our 7 reasons why electric vehicle sales are likely to grow to this level from their current low numbers in the UK.
The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) has released the fourth edition of its Pocket Guide showing how European manufacturers have reduced the environmental impact of vehicle production in recent years.
The average emissions figure for new cars sold in 2011 was 138.1g/km CO2, equivalent to 52.5mpg; this is 4.2% lower than the previous year, and more than 23% lower than when reporting began in 2000.