Tag Archive for 'Office for Low Emission Vehicles'

London Taxi Company’s electric taxi to debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

June 26th, 2017 by London Taxi Company

The new range-extended electric taxi from London Taxi Company (LTC) will make its debut and feature in the ‘First Glance’ paddock at the Goodwood Festival of Speed beginning on 29 June 2017 and running until 2 July 2017. LTC have been invited to participate on this stage because of the taxi’s adaption of supercar manufacturing techniques. […]

UK R&D funds available to develop low carbon vehicle technology

November 12th, 2012 by Technology Strategy Board

UK Government funding of up to £16.5 million is to be made available for new research and development that will lead to significant reductions in CO2 emissions and position the UK at the forefront of low carbon vehicle technology. The announcement was made by UK Business Secretary Vince Cable during a visit to the MIRA […]

UK public and private sector invests in low carbon vehicle development

July 25th, 2012 by Technology Strategy Board

UK public and private sector investment totalling £56 million will lead to the development and demonstration of technologies to cut carbon emissions from road transport and accelerate the commercialisation of low carbon vehicles. Over £27 million of public funding, from the Office for Low Emission Vehicles and the Technology Strategy Board, together with £29 million […]

UK government bolsters electric car and ultra-low emission vehicle market with generous grant scheme

December 15th, 2010 by UK Department of Transport

The UK Government drove the country firmly into the fast lane of the electric and ultra-low emission car revolution today as Ministers unveiled nine trailblazing models that will be eligible for generous grants of up to £5,000. UK Transport Secretary Philip Hammond and Business Minister Mark Prisk announced the milestone which could make 2011 the […]