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Growing UK automotive industry driven by low carbon policy focus

Growing UK automotive industry driven by low carbon policy focus

The current growth and success of the UK car industry has been positively influenced by policy centered on cutting carbon, according to a new report published today at the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership’s Annual Conference.

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Tesla Model S wins 2014 BusinessGreen Car of the Year Award

Tesla Model S wins 2014 BusinessGreen Car of the Year Award

Even though Tesla has existed as a car company for barely 10 years, the all-electric Tesla Model S has won the 2014 BusinessGreen Car of the Year Award.

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LowCVP Champions Awards nominations deadline approaching!

LowCVP Champions Awards nominations deadline approaching!

There’s just over a week to go to get your nominations in for the LowCVP Champions Awards.

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LowCVP Conference to take place on 15 July 2014

LowCVP Conference to take place on 15 July 2014

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), a public-private partnership that exists to accelerate a sustainable shift to lower carbon vehicles and fuels and create opportunities for UK businesses, will hold its 2014 Conference on Tuesday 15 July in London.

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Future Powertrain Conference

Future Powertrain Conference

range rover hybrid.jpgAVL Powertrain UK and the Energy Storage Research Network (ESRN) have joined forces to launch “Future Powertrain Conference 2014”, an inaugural conference aimed at Managers, Engineers, Academia, Team Leaders and Students.

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Ford Fiesta ECOnetic 1.6 TDCi wins 2013 MPG Marathon with 88.69mpg

Ford Fiesta ECOnetic 1.6 TDCi wins 2013 MPG Marathon with 88.69mpg

mpg-marathon-2013-winner-ford-fiesta.jpgFord Fiesta ECOnetic 1.6 TDCi has won the 2013 ALD Automotive/Shell FuelSave MPG Marathon, achieving 88.69mpg over the 339.3-mile course.  However it was another Ford, a Fiesta Sport Van, which achieved the best score, of 108.82mpg.

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Transport Minister Norman Baker MP to give keynote address at LCV2013

Transport Minister Norman Baker MP to give keynote address at LCV2013

lcv2012-niche-vehicle-network-170.jpgTransport Minister Norman Baker MP will give the keynote address at LCV2013, the UK’s largest low carbon vehicle event, which features Green Car Guide as media partner.

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Sustainable Motoexpo, National Motor Museum Beaulieu, 28/29 September 2013

Sustainable Motoexpo, National Motor Museum Beaulieu, 28/29 September 2013

Bluebird-DC50-electric-sports-car.jpgOne of the largest and most varied sustainable and eco-friendly motoring events will take place at the internationally renowned National Motor Museum, Beaulieu on 28/29 September 2013.

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Low carbon vehicle technology showcase at LCV2013

Low carbon vehicle technology showcase at LCV2013

lcv2012-infiniti-emerge-lotus-evora-170.jpgSME and micro-enterprises developing innovative low carbon vehicle technology can now apply to showcase their work at LCV2013, Millbrook, 4-5 September 2013.

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LowCVP Conference 2013, 11 July 2013: now open for bookings

LowCVP Conference 2013, 11 July 2013: now open for bookings

low-cvp-logo-edit-f.jpgAs sales increase of electric vehicles, and other alternative powertrains, the calculation of vehicle emissions will have to change from measurement at the tailpipe to full life-cycle analysis; the 2013 LowCVP Conference will focus on this issue.

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