Funded Projects


We work to make sure that the UK remains competitive in the race to create a cleaner tomorrow. Every project we support anchors and grows the UK’s capabilities through the research, development and production of low-carbon automotive technologies and processes.

Find out about some of the cutting-edge, low-carbon, propulsion innovations that we’re supporting.

Maeving – New powertrain for removable battery electric motorcycle   

This project is developing a new powertrain for use in Maeving’s removable battery electric motorcycles.

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White Motorcycle Concepts – Electric first responder motorcycle (WMC300E+)  

This project is evolving WMC’s operational emergency services hybrid motorcycle to deliver a fully operational, full-scale, rapid-charge, first responder electric demonstrator motorcycle.

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Prodrive – EVOLV  

This project is designing and building a demonstrator of an L7e category EV zero-emission last mile delivery vehicle.

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Viritech – Project ICEBreaker 

This project is developing and testing a novel fuel-cell powertrain for HGVs, offering higher efficiency and lighter weight.

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Wrightbus Ltd – CoacH2 – Next generation hydrogen fuel-cell coach powertrain demonstrator

This project aims to accelerate the development of zero-emission hydrogen fuel-cell electric coaches, with a full on-vehicle technology demonstrator.

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Involution Technologies – Invo-EDU 

This project is demonstrating an innovative electric drive unit (EDU) suitable to drive any large on/off-highway, commercial, construction or agricultural vehicle.

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Protean Electric – Olympus  

This project is developing lightweight and novel in-wheel motors to accelerate widespread adoption through improving state-of-the-art technologies and meeting the advanced requirements of the leading OEMs.

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Parker Hannifin – Novel fuel-cell humidification system for zero-emission heavy duty vehicle applications

This project is utilising proprietary hollow-fibre membrane technology to develop a novel humidifier, maximising fuel-cell performance and operational life.

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Mercedes AMG HPP – HPP solid-state battery concept   

This project is producing an innovative, solid-state battery solution, capable of meeting the unique requirements of solid-state cells.

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JLR –  Sustainably Optimised Composite Automotive (SOCA)  

Project SOCA looks at decarbonising the manufacturing of composite components for automotive applications by combining innovative technology and materials.

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