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Join the UK Delegation to the Beijing EV100 Conference

  In January 2018 the Advanced Propulsion Centre and Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, supported by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Department for International Trade (DIT) will organise a Automotive Technology Mission to China. The mission will be centred around the EV100 conference on the 14th-15th January 2018 which is […]

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APC launches additional Core Competition

For 2018 the Advanced Propulsion Centre is increasing the number of core competitions it runs per year from two to three. After industry feedback, the APC  through 2018 will pilot a new year-long schedule of the three core competitions, so that organisations have the visibility of the APC’s funding calendar. This will enable organisations to […]

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A Week On From LCV 2017 – Ian Constance

Blog post by Ian Constance, CEO of the Advanced Propulsion Centre. Last week I attended the Low Carbon Vehicle show, at Millbrook Proving Ground, the tenth anniversary of the show. The event showcased the incredible work being done in the UK in the low carbon technology arena, and made me extremely proud to be working […]

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APC Starts Search for the Next Greenpower Champions

The Advanced Propulsion Centre has opened for applications to join this year’s APC Greenpower Challenge. After a successful first year for the APC Greenpower Programme, which has seen 7 schools across the UK build and race their own electric vehicles, the APC is looking for more primary schools (ages 9-11) who would like a chance […]

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Low Carbon Vehicle Technology Competition Winners Announced at LCV 2017

The winners securing a share of a recent £3.9 million investment for low carbon development and demonstration projects in the niche vehicle sector have been announced at LCV 2017. Thirty projects have been successful in receiving grant funding from the Niche Vehicle Network competitions, collectively supported by Innovate UK, the Office for Low Emission Vehicles […]

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Meridian to Provide Funding and Accelerate the Development of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

• At LCV 2017 Meridian, the Intelligent Mobility Accelerator, was officially launched to support further innovation in the development of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles in the UK • It will establish a Technology Cluster in the UK to boost the testing, development and adoption of CAVs through cross-sector collaboration • Born out of partnership between […]

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APC LAUNCHES WAVE 2 OF ITS TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPER COMPETITION

The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) has announced details of its second Technology Developer Accelerator Programme (TDAP) competition at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Show, today. Making £4.6 million match funding available to technology developers. TDAP supports micro, small and medium-sized technology developers with low-carbon propulsion solutions that can be applied to the automotive sector. It […]

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Metropolitan Police trials cutting edge hydrogen-powered scooters supported by the APC

The Metropolitan Police Service is helping reduce harmful emissions in London’s air by launching a trial to test hydrogen powered scooters. In line with the Mayor of London’s work to tackle London’s toxic air, the Met’s Fleet Services will, from Monday, 4 September, trial seven Suzuki ‘Burgman Fuel Cell’, zero emission hydrogen scooters as part […]

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APC LAUNCHES COMPETITION TO SUPPORT UK’S FIRST BATTERY MANUFACTURING DEVELOPMENT FACILITY

Key industrialisation element of Faraday Challenge to develop UK’s EV supply chain New facility will allow suppliers to undertake scale-up of new battery technology for production Marking a major step forward in ensuring the UK has capability to become a global leader in the development and production of electric vehicles The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) […]

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APC Spokes Receive Government Investment for New Low-Carbon Facilities

The University of Bath, the Advanced Propulsion Centre’s Spoke for Internal Combustion Engine System Efficiency, has received significant government investment to develop the Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS). IAAPS will be a £60 million global centre of excellence, delivering transformational research and innovation into advanced propulsion systems. Located at the Bristol and Bath […]

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