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Senior Appointments at the APC

The Advanced Propulsion Centre UK has confirmed the appointment of two senior executives to lead the organisation on its mission to position the UK as a global centre for low carbon propulsion development and production. Jon Beasley, Director – Technology and Projects and Garry Wilson, Director – Business Development take up their positions with immediate […]

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See it for yourself – the APC Hub

Business Secretary Dr Vince Cable MP, today opened the APC Hub at the University of Warwick in front of VIP industry and academia guests, project partners and the media.  This video provides a first view of the Hub and marks another important milestone in the £1 billion programme to turn low carbon propulsion technologies into […]

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Vince Cable Opens £1billion centre for cleaner greener vehicles

£1bn Advanced Propulsion Centre opens for business at the University of Warwick. Two new projects awarded £32m to research manufacturing technology for electric motors and develop cleaner internal combustion engines, safeguarding 2,500 jobs. Up to £100m of new funding now available for companies. First APC Spoke announced in London in partnership with Loughborough University. 6 […]

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Spreading the word – Moderngov APC briefing

The unique role of the APC in helping to turn low carbon propulsion technology into products has been a topic of discussion at the UK political party conferences this month. The APC’s Chief Executive Tony Pixton was invited to join the debate by contributing an article to Moderngov magazine, briefing senior government officials and politicians […]

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In the media – Autocar meets the APC

Tony Pixton, Chief Executive of the Advanced Propulsion Centre recently met with Steve Cropley, Editor-in-chief of Autocar. During a visit to the APC stand at the LCV2014 event, Steve and Tony discussed the opportunities for the development of low carbon propulsion technologies in the UK. Skills development is an issue at the heart of the […]

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Shadow Industry Minister backs continuity for the Advanced Propulsion Centre UK at the Labour Party Conference

Speaking at the SMMT breakfast during the Labour Party Conference in Manchester, Shadow Industry Minister Iain Wright MP set out his party’s commitment to the continuation of successful automotive policies and institutions. Mr. Wright said that The Advanced Propulsion Centre, Automotive Investment Organisation and the Automotive Council would all continue under a Labour government. The Minister also […]

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The APC at LCV2014

The Advanced Propulsion Centre made its public debut today at LCV2014, the low carbon vehicle show at Millbrook. The APC stand in Hall 3 provides a central location for visitors to meet the APC team, learn about the opportunities available to help them and see the progress made in recent months. Chief Executive Tony Pixton […]

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GKN and the Go-Ahead Group use F1 Technology to improve fuel efficiency of London Buses supported by the APC

GKN Land Systems and Gyrodrive catch the bus! One of the first four investments by the Advanced Propulsion Centre is in the headlines this week as GKN Land Systems and their partners announce that their innovative energy recovery technology is to be trialed in 500 buses with the Go-Ahead Group. The Go-Ahead Group and GKN […]

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£1 Billion Advanced Propulsion Centre announces Hub location at Warwick

University of Warwick to host central Hub with regional Spokes to be announced. The APC is committing up to £200 million in UK propulsion technology projects this year. 25 July 2014: The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) has selected the University of Warwick as the site for its Hub location, supporting the ten year, £1 billion […]

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Advanced Propulsion Centre on LinkedIn

The Advanced Propulsion Centre has launched its company pages on LinkedIn. News about the work of the APC to help turn low carbon propulsion technology into products developed in the UK will be posted on the pages. The company will also post career opportunities on the LinkedIn company page. Click here to visit the Advanced […]

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