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Electric refuse trucks on trial in Greenwich

Electric refuse trucks on trial in Greenwich
A 26 tonne electric refuse vehicle is on trial in Greenwich after the Royal Borough of Greenwich secured funding from Innovate UK as part of a consortium. The project comes from a bid as part of an open competition called the Low Emission Freight and Logistics Trial – Stream 2, funded by Innovate UK and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV). The technology will be developed by Magtec, a company that designs and manufactures electric drive systems and components for a range of vehicle types.
31st March 2017

UK in the driving seat of driverless cars

UK in the driving seat of driverless cars
A UK initiative designed to study data critical to the efficient operation of driverless cars has secured funding from Innovate UK that will put the country at the forefront of connected and autonomous vehicles. The Atlas initiative, a consortium of UK businesses, will use the funding to research and develop communication between vehicles and roadside infrastructure.
1st March 2016

London's first driverless cars will be around soon

London's first driverless cars will be around soon
The first driverless cars to be tested on the streets of London will resemble the electric passenger shuttles currently in use at Heathrow Airport. The group behind the project is currently adapting the pods for use on the roads. Greenwich is one of four places in the UK where driverless pods and public reaction to them are being tested.
29th January 2016


Innovate UK highlights game-changing aerospace technologies

Innovate UK highlights game-changing aerospace technologies
  At Aerodays 2015, Europe’s flagship event for research in aeronautics and air transport, 20th to 22nd October in London, Innovate UK is promoting the best of British aerospace innovation.
21st October 2015


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