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Meet our Manufacturing, Materials and Mobility team

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Meet our Manufacturing, Materials and Mobility sector team experts bringing together the areas of:
Manufacturing and Materials
High Value Manufacturing
Advanced Materials
Land Transport
Automotive
Connected Transport
Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
Rail
Aerospace and Electronics
Sensors and Photonics

The challenge of creating a UK vehicle battery industry

Regulation on the emissions from internal combustion engines, actual and planned market disruption from Tesla (and Dyson, Google and others) and technological advances in electric powertrains and batteries are driving a surge of demand for electric vehicles (EVs).

What do we need for electric vehicles to be a success in the UK?

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The 2040 trajectory for electric vehicles (EV) With the recent government announcement to ban the sale of conventional internal combustion engine vehicles from 2040 the transport stage has now been set for significant disruptive change. 2040 is a long way …

The Faraday Challenge – part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

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Future generations will be using vehicles, which have batteries as their primary source of energy.  They will be able to charge, travel, discharge to the grid and recharge at will.  There will need to be completely different business models developed around how …