May 19, 2016
Will there be a significant growth of green cars? Today consumers can choose between cars with petrol, diesel, hybrid, plug-in hybrid or pure electric powertrains. However the vast majority of new cars still have either a petrol or a diesel engine, with ‘alternatively-fuelled’ cars representing a very small percentage of sales; will this situation continue, or will the focus turn to the growth of green cars? To answer this question we need to look at some background issues.
July 25, 2013
A £1bn Advanced Propulsion Centre (£500m from government, match funded by industry) will support the UK as a leading centre for innovation.
July 24, 2013
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.
March 25, 2013
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.
February 1, 2013
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
January 29, 2013
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.
November 19, 2012Ricard
o 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.
November 1, 2012
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.
September 27, 2012
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.
September 20, 2012
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.