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Gas turbine tech to boost electric vehicles’ range

Gas turbine tech to boost electric vehicles’ range
Electric vehicles that travel a complete journey on each charge, making them more appealing to drivers, have moved a step closer. University of Birmingham scientists have received a £554,000 grant from Innovate UK to work with partners in China to develop the turbo range extender which charges vehicles on the run and resolves the range concerns associated with electric vehicles.
4th February 2019


Sensors could cut millions from gritting costs

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed sensors that could cut millions from road-gritting costs and help local authorities get ready for colder days ahead. Unnecessary gritting of roads and car parks could be avoided and road safety in cold weather boosted, thanks to these new internet-connected, temperature sensors that have already been successfully trialled in Birmingham, London and elsewhere across the country.
11th May 2016


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