HORIBA MIRA is the global development partner to the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers, providing measurement technology and systems for automotive testing. Being located at the 2 million sq ft MIRA Technology Park at Nuneaton, MIRA is Europe’s largest Automotive test facility.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove launched an ambitious new strategy to clean up our air and save lives.
Air pollution is one of the biggest threats to public health in the UK – behind only cancer, obesity and heart disease
There is a new player on the scene for rapid-charging boosted by stationary energy storage. ZAPINAMO is a Coventry-based start-up that patented a home (!) charging station with a ‘power boost’ from an extra battery and thus enables an output of up to 350 kW.
The Ricoh Arena Coventry was the home to the launch of the ZAPINAMO HUBZ™ product range on Friday 16th November. Ian Stillie ZAPINAMO CEO and Tim Martin ZAPINAMO CTO presented the compelling story of rapid charging at HOME, considered to be the holy grail of the EV infrastructure industry to the attentive audience.
ITV reporting ZAPINAMO is operating the largest EV Battery Stored Energy rapid and ultra-fast charging station at Heathrow and has further innovation launching soon has brought more attention to our cause.
In addition, the CVP Judging Panel determined that the ZAPINAMO initiative was the most inspiring and had the greatest potential to reduce vehicle emissions at the airport and announced them as the CVP Champion for 2018.
The government’s current plans to ensure all new cars are “effectively zero emission” by 2040 were “vague and unambitious”, a report by Parliament’s business select committee said.
It also criticised cuts to subsidies and the lack of charging points.
Heathrow aims to replace its petrol and diesel ground vehicles with electric ones, and Zapinamo have now secured £3.1 million Innovate UK First of a Kind (FOAK) funding.
Declaration document, also known as the ‘Birmingham declaration’, making a commitment to a zero-emission future for transport.
The declaration commits the signing governments to:
• build a smart infrastructure network
• support zero-emission research and development investment to create new zero emission technologies
• promote a sustainable, circular economy to drive down emissions throughout the supply chain
The declaration was signed at the Zero Emission Vehicle Summit 2018 and will promote the deployment of zero-emission vehicles on a global scale.
Government confirms ambition to see at least half of new cars to be ultra low emission by 2030 as Road to Zero Strategy released.
strategy sets out ambition for at least 50% — and as many as 70% — of new car sales to be ultra low emission by 2030, alongside up to 40% of new vans
government will take steps to enable massive roll-out of infrastructure to support electric vehicle revolution
strategy sets the stage for the biggest technology advancement to hit UK roads since the invention of the combustion engine
ZAPINAMO, the UK electric vehicle (EV) charging start-up, has been awarded GBP3.1m funding from Innovate UK’s First of a Kind Deployment in Innovation competition.
ZAPINAMO has been awarded £2.2m by the Department of Transport, the Office for Low Emission Vehicles and InnovateUK under the Low Emissions Freight Trial scheme, announced by the Transport Minister John Hayes today.
ZAPINAMO is delighted to announce its arrival at The Proving Factory in Coventry, which will be its new home for the foreseeable future.
Nissan’s electric vehicle (EV) offering remains the popular choice for fleet operators across Europe, with sales of the Nissan LEAF and e-NV200 in the fleet market climbing for a fourth consecutive year up to the end of March 2016.
Electric car registrations are on the up again. This week we released our quarterly registrations figures which showed a 23% year-on-year rise in electric car sales, taking the number of plug-in vehicles on UK roads to a record high.
An independent academic report, published on 13th April, will warn the Government to make significant investment in charging infrastructure and up-skilling of the UK motor industry or risk missing out on major economic benefits in the future.
This event, in the Cleantech Investor Automotive Cleantech series, will review the implications of “Dieselgate” for the future of the automotive industry. Dieselgate began last year with the revelations that Volkswagen had deliberately attempted to cheat emissions tests on diesel vehicles.
ZAPINAMO receives European Comission Seal of Excellence.
Scoring highly against nearly 3,000 applicants and exceeding all criteria to receive Horizon 2020 funding in January.
Four cities have been awarded significant funds today (25 January 2016) to promote green vehicle technology after successfully bidding for a share of a multi-million pot created to support the take-up of plug-in electric cars across the UK.