Government announces continued support for plug-in grant and EV home-charging

The GovernmentTotal Count : UK electric car sales surge in 2014. Read more ... » has announced continued support for the plug-inGov Review: ULEVs and the energy sector #electricCar #ElectricVehicle #ev. Read more ... » carNissan Installs Europe’s 1,000th 30-Minute Electric Car Charger (in UK). Read more ... » grantElectric car sales at record high in UK, figures show. Read more ... » and the installationNissan Installs Europe’s 1,000th 30-Minute Electric Car Charger (in UK). Read more ... » of EVNissan Installs Europe’s 1,000th 30-Minute Electric Car Charger (in UK). Read more ... » homeElectric car project explores second life for batteries. Read more ... »-chargersMore Scots are plugging in electric cars. Read more ... » as it revealed who will receive fundingMore Scots are plugging in electric cars. Read more ... » to help develop the next generation of driverless and low-carbon vehiclesTotal Count : UK electric car sales surge in 2014. Read more ... ».

People buying an electricNissan Installs Europe’s 1,000th 30-Minute Electric Car Charger (in UK). Read more ... » vehicleUS: New Ford Fusion Energi Delivers 620-Mile Range, 21 in EV Mode; Beats Honda Accord, Toyota Prius PHEVs. Read more ... » (EV) will continue to benefit from up to £4woop: Dyson to build electric cars. Read more ... »,500 off the costElectric car project explores second life for batteries. Read more ... » of an ultra-low emission car, up to £2Nick Clegg: Making Britain number one for ultra low emission vehicles. Read more ... »,500 off a hybridUS: New Ford Fusion Energi Delivers 620-Mile Range, 21 in EV Mode; Beats Honda Accord, Toyota Prius PHEVs. Read more ... » and receive £500 towards the installation of a chargeUS: New Ford Fusion Energi Delivers 620-Mile Range, 21 in EV Mode; Beats Honda Accord, Toyota Prius PHEVs. Read more ... » pointTotal Count : UK electric car sales surge in 2014. Read more ... » in their home.

BusinessGreat Stuff: Electric car charging points coming to West Berkshire. Read more ... » secretary Greg Clark and transport ministerGovernment backing will see more electric vehicles on Scotland’s roads. Read more ... » John Hayes gave their backing to the schemes when awarding £109.7million to 38Source London delivers 1300 Electric Car charging installations to date. Read more ... » automotive researchResearch reveals predicted electric car boom at UK hot spot cities. Read more ... » and developmentUSA: Nissan confirms 2 new plug-in vehicles will be added to future lineup. Read more ... » (R&D) projects yesterday (Tuesday, April 11Number of ultra-low emission vehicles breaks 25,000 barrier. Read more ... »).

Hayes said: “This Government is investing £109m to support British businesses in developing innovative, important technologiesBest of British: UK company makes electric car range breakthrough. Read more ... » which will greatly reduce our emissionsICED Justice: Council powers on with plan to install more electric car charging points in North Lincolnshire. Read more ... » footprint.

“The numberMore Scots are plugging in electric cars. Read more ... » of ultra-low emission vehiclesUK GOV: Annex A3 - National Charge / chargingpoint Registry for #ev #electricCar. Read more ... » on our roads is at record levels and our renewed support for these exciting technologies is yet another significant milestone.”

Seven projects will share grants from the latest round of funding from the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), the joint industry-Government programme to put the UK at the forefront of low carbon vehicle technology.

The projects will be led by BMWThames Valley to join UK electric car vision. Read more ... », CNH Industrial, FordFord Focus Electric goes on sale in UK. Read more ... » Motor CompanyUSA: Nissan confirms 2 new plug-in vehicles will be added to future lineup. Read more ... », Jaguar Land RoverUK: Campaign rubbishes myths about electric cars. Read more ... », Penso Consulting, Westfield Sportscars and Williams Advanced Engineering.

Successful schemes include:

A further seven projects have won funding from the government’s Office for Low Emissions Vehicles (OLEVPlanning future charging infrastructure & funding? OLEV QnA #ev #evdauk. Read more ... ») to advance the development of a range#ElectricCar News: EV trial shows future viability, says Zenith. Read more ... » of ultra-low and zero emissions vehicle technologies in the UK. These projects will be led by Equipmake, Ford Motor Company, Great British SportsTotal Count : UK electric car sales surge in 2014. Read more ... » CarsNissan Installs Europe’s 1,000th 30-Minute Electric Car Charger (in UK). Read more ... », Jaguar Land RoverLand Rover reveals EV-hybrid concepts. Read more ... », Ricardo Innovations, Romax TechnologyUS: New Ford Fusion Energi Delivers 620-Mile Range, 21 in EV Mode; Beats Honda Accord, Toyota Prius PHEVs. Read more ... » and Wrightbus.

Clark said: “The projects being awarded funding todayFrance will pay citizens $11,000 to upgrade to electric vehicles. Read more ... » will help extend our excellence in these cutting edge research fields, helping to safeguard jobs while ensuring the UK remains the go-to destination for automotive excellence.”

The Government also announced the first set of winners of the second round of its connected autonomousBMW revamps "i" electric car division to focus on self-driving tech. Read more ... » vehicles competition, CAV2, with projects set to receive a share of up to £31m, match funded by industry.

Twenty-four projects demonstrated clear commercial value and identified technical solutions for CAV technology, including how these vehicles will workFree EV charging points scheme tabled. Read more ... » within the UK transport system. Further successful projects from this competition round will be announced soonPaving #EV future: Electric Cars: #Charging Points To Boost Sales. Read more ... ».

Funding is divided into four streams and ideas include projects using cars and pods platooning, or going in formation, to transport passengers from Stockport train stationWireless electric vehicle charging explained. Read more ... » to Manchester Airport, create vehicles capable of drivingUS: New Ford Fusion Energi Delivers 620-Mile Range, 21 in EV Mode; Beats Honda Accord, Toyota Prius PHEVs. Read more ... » in a range of road environments and technology which could make any car operate autonomously.

The CAV2 competition includes funding from the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, for 4 one-year research and development projects supporting CAV vehicle developments, specifically in the areas of energy reduction and airBetter Late Than Never: Longbridge caretaker tests out electric cars for Birmingham City Council. Read more ... » quality improvementsElectric Car Battery Prices on Track to Drop 70% by 2015, Says Energy Secretary. Read more ... ». The government will launchBMW i3 electric car to debut at London’s free-to-visit motor show. Read more ... » its third CAV competition, CAV3, to fund further industry-led research and development projects later in the year.

Innovate UK chief executive Ruth McKernan said: “These successful industry-led R&D projects will further spearhead UK development of low emission, and connected and autonomous vehicle technology, building on our worldSunderland Nissan #LEAF production begins today. Read more ... »-leadingNTU ultra-fast charging batteries that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only two minutes. Read more ... » research and innovation capability in this areaPlanning future charging infrastructure & funding? OLEV QnA #ev #evdauk. Read more ... » and the significant strength of UK businesses large and small in this field.”

The announcements follow the launch of the first phase of Government’s £100m CAV test bed programme at the end of March with a competition worth £55m.

In a speech to the Society of Motor ManufacturersLondon gears up for all-electric Formula E racing series. Read more ... » and Traders (SMMTTotal Count : UK electric car sales surge in 2014. Read more ... ») Connected Conference in LondonNissan Installs Europe’s 1,000th 30-Minute Electric Car Charger (in UK). Read more ... », the business secretary outlined plans to create a cluster of excellence in CAV testing along the M40 corridor between Birmingham and London.

The test bed programme forms part of the Government’s Industrial Strategy commitment to develop world-class CAV testing infrastructurePlanning future charging infrastructure & funding? OLEV QnA #ev #evdauk. Read more ... ».

The programme will useUSA: Nissan confirms 2 new plug-in vehicles will be added to future lineup. Read more ... » some of the UK’s existing CAV testing centres to create a concentrated cluster of testing facilities in the UKs automotive heartland in the West Midlands, including; Coventry, Birmingham, Milton KeynesWill this work? - We hope so: "Electric cars to use bus lanes in UK cities". Read more ... » as well as Oxford100 electric car charging stations to be installed around Oxford in world's biggest scheme. Read more ... » and London.

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