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The Automotive Council launches two new roadmaps in connected and autonomous vehicles

The Automotive Council’s consensus roadmaps have been charting globally significant technology trajectories since they were first produced in 2009. The new Intelligent and Connected Vehicle product roadmap recognises the technological, social and infrastructural challenges connected and autonomous vehicles face in gaining mass market acceptance The new Electronic and Electrical Architectures technology roadmap recognises that the […]

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Future of Technology Series 2 – Automotive Advanced Materials: 2D or not 2D

Increasing demand for alternative-powered vehicles along with tougher government regulation and emission targets are driving the global automotive industry to challenge the traditional way of thinking, constantly push themselves to be innovative to compete in the race to reduce the amount of harmful emissions vehicles produce. Last year, the Advanced Propulsion Centre hosted the Future […]

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Deadline Extension – £4.6 Million available through TDAP funding competition

The Advanced Propulsion Centre has extended its deadline for applications for the second wave of TDAP funding until the 19th January 2018. Access to a share of £4.6 million matched funding is available to SMEs with technology that can make a difference. TDAP supports micro, small and medium-sized technology developers with low carbon propulsion solutions that can be applied […]

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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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