Cable opens Cleaner Vehicles Centre (image: Warwick.ac)

Cable opens Cleaner Vehicles Centre

Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced further funding of £32 million for two new projects to research electric motors manufacturing technology for electric vehicles and develop cleaner internal combustion engines, during a visit to officially open the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) headquarters at the University of Warwick. The two new projects are led by Jaguar

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Have your say on the London Ultra Low Emission Zone

London’s air quality has improved significantly in recent years and is now considered compliant for all but one air pollutant for which the European Union has set legal limits. This pollutant is nitrogen dioxide (NO2), which has impacts on public health. London is currently in breach of legal limits. An equivalent of 4,300 deaths in

UK electric car sales surge in 2014

Industry figures show sales growth outpacing diesel and petrol equivalents, although volumes remain small Electric cars, hybrids and other alternatively-fuelled vehicles (AFVs) are increasingly grabbing market share from traditional petrol and diesel models, new industry figures reveal. The latest statistics from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show 9,955 AFVs were registered in