The UK’s Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), is funding, to the tune of £73m (over 80m euro / USD$91.2m) to ten projects that air to make mobility more sustainable. Project Zeus is one of these.
The UK’s automotive sector is to receive £73.5 million in grants to help develop green transport technologies like electric vehicles (EVs) and safeguard jobs.
Ten projects across the country have been selected by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), which look at everything from the manufacturing of crash-resistant batteries to developing new lighter electronics systems for vehicles.
Transport minister Rachel Maclean said: “As we look to kickstart our green transport recovery, new technologies and cleaner fuels are going to play an even greater role in achieving our aim of a greener and more prosperous economy.
Jaguar Land Rover is looking into the development of a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle as part of a £73.5million Government funded programme into the automotive sector to help reduce carbon emissions.
Known as Project Zeus, JLR is working on the technology with a number of UK-based partners, including Delta Motorsport, Marelli Automotive Systems and UKBIC.
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