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  • Government commits £246m to battery technologies

    21/04/2017

    The Government has announced the availability of funding of £246m over four years through the ‘Faraday Challenge’ to help UK businesses seize the opportunities presented by the transition to a low carbon economy, aiming to propel the UK into a world-leading position in the design, development and manufacture of batteries for electric vehicles.

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  • Green Alliance report: rise of EVs and revolution in energy system presents big challenges

    20/04/2017

    Anticipated uptake of electric cars, the growth in small scale renewable energy supply and other disruptive factors in the energy system will pose big challenges for the power grid, but a bigger challenge in governing the change in who owns the energy system says a new report from environment NGO Green Alliance.

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  • Upcoming events from IMechE - LowCVP member discounts

    20/04/2017

    LowCVP members will receive discounts to attend any of three upcoming events run by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers covering vehicle thermal management systems, real driving emissions and developments in transmission and driveline technology. 

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  • Cutting carbon emissions is good for the economy as well as the environment - new report

    13/04/2017

    A new report by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) finds that over 25 years, the UK has been the most successful of the G7 nations at both growing its economy and reducing its greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • Bluecity electric car club launches in London - finally!

    12/04/2017

    The electric car club based on Paris's popular Autolib car hire scheme has launched in Hammersmith and Fulham, London, but almost three years after its French operators, Bollore Group, announced plans to bring it to the capital.

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  • APC awards £62m for innovative low carbon projects

    11/04/2017

    Seven projects have been awarded grants worth £62m through the latest round of funding from the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), the joint industry-government programme aimed at accelerating the UK to the forefront of low carbon vehicle technology.

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  • LowCVP Annual Conference: SAVE THE DATE! - Tuesday 27 June 2017, City Hall, London

    06/04/2017

    Join us at the LowCVP’s annual conference, supported by the Mayor of London, which will take place at City Hall on Tuesday 27 June 2017. The conference will be followed by a drinks reception in ‘London’s Living Room’. 

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  • Tesla overtakes both Ford and GM in market valuation

    04/04/2017

    Tesla, the luxury American electric car maker is the most valuable car company in the United States, its stock valuation having overtaken that of General Motors and Ford. Tesla stock has risen by about 35% in the past month as investors have bet that Tesla - founded by entrepreneur Elon Musk - is set to revolutionise the motor and energy industries.

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  • LowCVP's first Low Emission Bus Workshop held in Manchester

    30/03/2017

    The LowCVP held the first of four free regional Low Emission Bus Workshops for operators and local authorities at the University of Manchester on March 30th. Over 100 delegates were in attendance to hear about the operational experiences of low carbon and low emission bus technologies and fuels in the UK over the last five years.

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  • Climate & environment policies are not 'Brexit' bargaining chips says EU as Article 50 is triggered

    30/03/2017

    The UK will have to adhere to the European Union’s environmental and climate change-related policy if it is to have any future agreement with the trading bloc, according to the first EU response to the triggering of Article 50. Earlier analysis showed that EU 'enabling policy' for road transport is responsible for nearly 90% of the policy-driven reductions in CO2 emissions from the sector which are planned to be achieved by 2030.

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