16 Apr '17, 11pm

4.25 Million funding for battery and autonomous vehicle research

4.25 Million funding for battery and autonomous vehicle research

UK Business Secretary Greg Clark and Transport Minister John Hayes have announced a range of research funding which included a total of £4.25 million for a high energy battery research project, and an autonomous vehicle research project at WMG at the University of Warwick. The first project at WMG covered by this announcement is a project led by BMW Group, to design and develop power dense batteries in the UK - one of key steps needed for the widespread adoption of electric vehicles. WMG has received a grant of £3.8m for its part in the project, which will bring together BMW, WMG at the University of Warwick and Delta Motorsport. Professor Dave Greenwood from WMG said: "This research collaboration will utilise WMG's electrochemical materials and engineering expertise, and use WMG's world class battery testing and validation facilities, for understanding optimal power densi...

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