Advanced Propulsion Centre Automotive Technology Roadmap

After many months of intensive work, on July 3rd and 4th we launched the Automotive Council’s new Automotive Technology Roadmap, published by the APC. It stimulated a lot of debate during editing, leading to an excellent document that combines the expertise of 139 different specialists. The launch brought 15 B2B auto industry journalists together for…

Advanced Propulsion Centre Automotive Technology Roadmap

After many months of intensive work, on July 3rd and 4th we launched the Automotive Council’s new Automotive Technology Roadmap, published by the APC. It stimulated a lot of debate during editing, leading to an excellent document that combines the expertise of 139 different specialists. The launch brought 15 B2B auto industry journalists together for…

New Automotive Technology Roadmap reveals increasingly complex challenges but also opportunities due to fast changing socio-political needs

Published for the UK’s Automotive Council Thoroughly-researched insights for industry, government and investors to unlock this potentially $1 trillion global market by 20301 Technology choices required to meet emission targets and technical barriers identified No one clear winner – BEV, Hybridisation, Alternative Fuels and Thermal Propulsion Systems will all power vehicles to 2040 Technology implications…

Connected transport’s infrastructure identified as being a significant limiting factor as mobility and technology sectors come together to debate collaboration at latest APC seminar

Can the infrastructure keep up with connected transport’s needs? Most speakers and delegates think not It’s not just about motive technology – the way we organise travel can have a significant effect on sustainability Hydrogen and battery power should be seen as complementary technologies, rather than competitors Poll finds 87% of delegates wouldn’t give up…

Environmental performance of Battery Electric Vehicles questioned at APC seminar ‘What is a Sustainable Vehicle’

45% of delegates believe it is wrong to continue to promote Electric Vehicles before the environmental impact of batteries has been addressed Looking beyond the ‘tailpipe dream of zero emissions’ reveals three urgent environmental challenges with Electric Vehicles EV powertrain designers told they must accelerate design with recycling in mind The environmental credentials of Battery…

‘2D or Not 2D’ seminar reveals graphene promise is ready to be delivered, transforming many areas of technology as engineers learn how to design with the new material

A material first isolated using sticky tape could transform the capabilities of everything from aircraft and electric cars to wind turbines and fire protection 200 times stronger than steel, flexible, tough, transparent and a superconductor Top specialists meet to discuss likely impact of first 2D material A material discovered using sticky tape to pull flakes…