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The government has invested £ 30m in the production of electric and hydrogen vehicles

£ 22.6m Faraday Institutional Project

The £ 22.6m announced today will fund focused research projects targeting market opportunities and early-stage commercial development in the following areas:

Extended battery life

Led by Professor Claire Gray of the University of Cambridge, there are researchers at the University of Birmingham, University of Liverpool, Oxford, Sheffield, Southern Pton, Warwick University, Imperial College London University, and UCL University.

Battery modeling

It is led by Dr. Gregory Offer of the Imperial College in London, along with researchers from the University of Bath, University of Birmingham, Lancaster University, Oxford University, Portsmouth University, Southampton University, Warwick University, and UCL University.

Recycling and reuse

It is led by Dr. Paul Anderson of the University of Birmingham and has researchers at the University of Edinburgh, the University of Leicester, Newcastle University, and UCL University.

All solid state battery

It is led by Professor Peter Bruce of Oxford University and has researchers at the University of Liverpool, the University of Sheffield, Warwick University, and UCL University. ••

Battery safety

It is led by Professor Paul Shearing of UCL and is attended by researchers from Cambridge University, Newcastle University, Sheffield University, Warwick University, Imperial College London University, and UCL University.

£ 9.4 Million Automotive Transport Fund Research Committee

Winners of the 2nd Automotive Transformation Fund Feasibility Study Competition FS2 received £ 9.4m in public funding. The details of each study are shown below.

battery

Advanced Energy Minerals (UK) Ltd – 5N HPA Manufacturing Plant – West Midlands, Coventry

Cornish Lithium Ltd – Trelavour Hard Rock Lithium Scoping Study – Penryn, Cornwall

EVC Powertech Ltd – 6 Minutes EV – 6 Minute Rechargeable EV Battery – West Midlands, Birmingham

Green Lithium Refining Ltd – Green Lithium – Rosyth Refinery – Rosyth, Dunfermlin

Ilika Technologies Ltd & Comau-Technical Feasibility Study for Scale-up Manufacturing of All-Solid-State Batteries in Irika-Romsey, Hampshire

Ricardo UK Ltd – Feasibility study to quantify niche volume battery pack manufacturing opportunities in the UK, including review of “second life” treatment – ​​West Sussex, Shoreham by Sea

RML Group Ltd – UK Battery Manufacturing Facility Scale-up Operation and Process Feasibility Study – Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Talga Anode UK Ltd – CALIBER: Conductive Additives that Reduce Electrode Resistance in Lithium Ion Batteries – Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Fuel cell

GKN Autostructures Ltd – HENRY – Telford, Shropshire

Haydale Composite Solutions Ltd – Automotive Graphene Reinforced Composite Hydrogen Tank (REACH-OUT) – Loughborough, Leicestershire

Loop Technology Ltd – HySMART – Dorchester, Dorset

Ultima Forma Ltd – HYSTOR – Composite Electroformed Hydrogen Tank – Farnham, Surrey

Xcience Ltd – Hydrogen Storage for Transportation – HYTRANSTOR – Frimley, Surrey

Motor and drive

Electrified Automation Ltd – OEM Barrier Removal with ROAM – Bridgwater, Somerset

Equipmake Ltd – Electric Drivetrain Scale-Up Manufacturing Research (EDSUMS) – Norfolk, Snetterton

Ford Motor Company Ltd – GigaDriveUK: Possibility of Mass Electric Drive Unit and Hybrid Transmission Manufacturing Within Ford UK – Basildon, Essex

Less Common Metals Ltd – New British Magnet Factory – Ellesmere Port, Cheshire

Meritor Heavy Vehicle Braking Systems (UK) Ltd – PARETA – High Efficiency Parallel Motors for Automotive – Cwmbran, Monmouthshire

Q-Flo Ltd – Enable EMI Shield – Doncaster, South Yorkshire

recycling

Baruch Enterprises Ltd – Lithium Ion Battery Assembly and Remanufacturing Facility (Li-BAR) – Edmonton, London

Entrust EV Technology Ltd – Reprocessing discarded EV batteries for secondary use – Lancashire, Lancaster

Innvotek Ltd – Second Life Battery for Future Applications (Batt2TheFuture) – Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

The government has invested £ 30m in the production of electric and hydrogen vehicles

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/cars/article-9418097/Government-invests-30m-electric-hydrogen-car-production.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490&ito=1490 The government has invested £ 30m in the production of electric and hydrogen vehicles

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