The Advanced Propulsion Centre brings together the right people and organisations to enable UK research to become commercial products
ZERE, a £6.3m match-funded project, was established to develop and provide a real-world trial of Intelligent Energy’s 4kW fuel cell, taking it to the point where it is ready for mass production.
Morgan Motor Cars, the British owned vehicle manufacturer formed in 1909, are renowned for their classically styled sports cars. Morgan maintains its stature as a niche vehicle OEM, giving its product a premium and exclusive presence which has worldwide sales to over 20 countries. Morgan's current vehicles are powered by steadily evolving Internal combustion engine technology, which has enabled the business to succeed for the last 108 years. However as experienced by many vehicle manufacturers, national CO2 taxes levied at the point of sale have made international sales in some regions more challenging.
The GKN Hybrid Power flywheel is an electric flywheel, storing energy mechanically in a high-speed carbon rotor. The APC ‘Gyrodrive’ project, which closed in September ’17, sought to develop and test this technology for use in the Hybrid bus market.