Insight Reports

Our insight reports help to identify key opportunities in the UK for different technologies in the automotive industry and support the industry in understanding where they can provide value and grow.

Business Critical: Understanding the material life cycle

This report provides insights into how the automotive sector needs to transition its product lifecycle thinking if the industry is going to deliver on its net-zero targets.

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Battery and fuel cell future cost comparison

This report takes an in-depth look into the use of the future of batteries and fuel cells for large premium SUVs and vans, with the aim of establishing which technology is more likely to prevail based on installed cost and mileage potential by 2030.

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Battery Insight Report – 2025 and Beyond: Promising battery cell innovations for the UK automotive sector

Our latest report - 2025 and beyond: Promising battery cell innovations for the UK automotive sector - provides a qualitative assessment of the UK’s existing capability in automotive battery developments that have the highest potential of being commercialised globally in the next 3+ years.

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Report – Reducing the cost of fuel cells: how can it be done?

This report offers a like-for-like $/kWh comparison of fuel cells and battery powertrains, and explores the cost reduction potential of a light-duty hydrogen fuel cell system.

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UK’s biggest opportunity from battery waste is to feed its cathode manufacturing industry

Recovering battery materials is critical to making new batteries and can be produced at a lower carbon footprint than mined materials.

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Automotive Transformation Fund Accelerating Progress – Japanese

Language: Japanese. Find out about the Automotive Transformation Fund from the Advanced Propulsion Centre.

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Automotive Transformation Fund (ATF) Accelerating Progress – Korean

Language: Korean. Find out about the Automotive Transformation Fund from the Advanced Propulsion Centre.

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Opportunities in passenger car electrification

In this report we’ve identified 12 key opportunities that the UK is particularly well placed to address. If the UK organisations seize these opportunities, the UK could secure a forecasted £24 billion by 2025. Broken down by technology types, you can find out about the strategically-identified areas where the competitive strength of the UK’s supply chain makes it the perfect place to develop low-carbon technology.

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Collaboration is essential for our zero-carbon future

This article gives a global perspective on the opportunities for the automotive industry and highlights the importance of greater Japanese-British collaboration to achieve net-zero goals.

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‘Collaboration is essential for our zero-carbon future’ article

This article gives a global perspective on the opportunities for the automotive industry and highlights the importance of greater Japanese-British collaboration to achieve net-zero goals.

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