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Published: 16/12/2022

EV technology evolves to support global battery demand and costs reduction

Analysis from our quarterly demand report highlights industry innovation to address lithium shortage and details the impact the economic climate will have on automotive production.

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Published: 02/12/2022

£73 million invested for world-leading green collaborative research and development

The Advanced Propulsion Centre is investing £73 million in 5 collaborative research and development projects, through its latest Collaborative R&D funding round.

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Published: 01/12/2022

Ford boosts investment for EV drive production in the UK

A further £125 million investment in its Halewood Plant, plus £24 million for the E:PriME product development centre - coming after a series of APC projects.

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Published: 01/11/2022

Finding our flex in the flux

Blog post: In this period of increasing turbulence and uncertainty, Ian Constance reflects on the enormity of the journey the automotive sector has been on.

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Published: 21/10/2022

Boost for battery research and development

£211 million of funding confirmed for battery research through the Faraday Battery Challenge will help to continue world-leading innovation in zero-emission automotive technology.

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Published: 04/10/2022

UK in strong position to lead future battery cell innovation for the 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.

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Published: 07/09/2022

£25 million awarded to scope scale-up of electric vehicle technology  

The Advanced Propulsion Centre has announced that 22 ground-breaking projects will receive a share of £25 million of government funding through our Scale-up Readiness Validation competition.

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Published: 07/09/2022

Help shape the future of UK automotive R&D funding – Complete our consultation!

Help shape the future of UK automotive collaborative R&D funding by completing our consultation.

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Published: 05/09/2022

Future lithium availability for EV batteries continues to be a cause for concern

The latest forecast from the Advanced Propulsion Centre UK points to a further increase in global automotive battery demand to over 2,900 GWh by 2030.

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Published: 05/09/2022

Ariel HIPERCAR prototype makes public debut on the UK Government Pavilion at Cenex LCV 2022

A ground-breaking electric supercar designed and manufactured in the UK, is making its global show debut at this year’s Cenex LCV on the UK Government Pavilion.

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