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7 Nov 2012
This webinar in the latest LowCVP Technology Bites series takes place on Wednesday, 7 November at 12:30pm BST. Featured this week are Dearman Engine Company Ltd and PI Innovo. The webinar is chaired by the LowCVP and participants will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session. Recordings of past webinars in this series are now available to view/listen again.
24 Oct 2012
This meeting in the latest LowCVP Technology Bites webinar series featured a presentation by Andrew Barnes, Managing Director of Powertrain Technologies Ltd. The webinar was chaired by Neil Wallis of the LowCVP and other participants had the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session.
10 Oct 2012
This meeting in the latest LowCVP Technology Bites webinar series takes place on Wednesday, 10 October at 12:30pm BST. Featured this week are SusMobil and Inrekor. The webinar is chaired by the LowCVP and participants will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session.
19 Sep 2012
The transport sector accounts for around a fifth of global final energy consumption and will account for nearly all future growth in oil use. Two companion documents on improving the fuel economy of road vehicles - an IEA Technology Roadmap and an IEA Policy Pathway - outline how to make road vehicles much more efficient by 2030.
22 May 2012
This webinar - now available on demand - provided an insight into a new report from IET Standards, Successfully Implementing a Plug-in Electric Vehicle Infrastructure: A Technical Roadmap for Local Authorities and their Strategic Partners.
3 May 2012
Recordings of three LowCVP webinars focusing on measures that can be taken to accelerate the shift in car buyer attitudes in favour of lower carbon cars are now available. The three webinars were intended to provoke a debate amongst stakeholders and to inform a scoping study to be prepared by the LowCVP on this topic.
28 Mar 2012
The latest in the LowCVP Technology Bites webinar series takes place this Wednesday, 28 March at 12:30pm BST. Featured this week is Sustainable Transport Solutions. The webinar is chaired by the LowCVP and participants will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session.
15 Feb 2012
In January 2012 the ICCT published the first edition of its "Pocketbook European Vehicle Market Statistics". This publication is a unique compilation of data on the technical and environmental properties of passenger cars and vans in Europe for the years 2001 to 2010. It provides answers to questions like "What is the level of carbon dioxide emissions by country and manufacturer?" or "What is the market share of passenger cars with real-wheel drive by manufacturer?".
11 Jan 2012
This presentation, by Laura Bradley of the Institute of Public Policy Research (ippr), focused on the ippr's recent work on how to decouple oil use from road transport and the steps needed by Government to loosen the Gordian knot that has bound these so closely together in the past.
14 Dec 2011
Universities face big transport challenges: Often with multiple sites, large numbers of staff and students and significant carbon targets universities have a complex array of issues to overcome to create a safe, sustainable and environmentally friendly organisation. This free webinar - jointly organised by the LowCVP and ACT TravelWise focuses on two key areas which will help to contribute to a sustainable transport policy - parking and integrated transport planning.
28 Nov 2011
The 'soft' launch of the Revised Marketing Best Practice Principles will be held at a webinar on Monday, 28 November between 12:00 - 13:00. In June 2010 LowCVP, SMMT and ISBA jointly launched Best Practice Principles for environmental claims in automotive marketing to consumers. In consultation with the respective organisations members, these have been updated in line with new ASA rules.
9 Nov 2011
To view the recording of the webinar presentations, please click on the link above.
The Technology Bites series of fortnightly webinars aim to raise awareness of emerging capabilities in the UK low carbon automotive supply chain. It does this by providing a platform for LowCVP members to promote their technology, product or service to the wider stakeholder community interested in low carbon vehicles and fuels.
26 Oct 2011
The first of a new webinar series 'Technology Bites' which was held on 26 October and featured LowCVP members Axeon and Ashwoods Automotive is available for watching/listening again via the LowCVP website.
21 Jul 2011
On Thursday 21st July, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, in conjunction with UK FP7, SMMT and the Transport KTN, held the third in the series of webinars to support UK organisations in securing European funding under the latest FP7 call for proposals under surface transport and the green car initiative.
30 Jun 2011
On Thursday 30th June, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, in conjunction with UK FP7 and the Welsh Automotive Forum held its second in the series of webinars to support UK organisations to secure European funding under the latest FP7 call for proposals under surface transport and the green car initiative.
20 Jun 2011
On Monday 20th June, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, in conjunction with UK FP7, SMMT and the Transport KTN held its first of a series of webinars to support UK organisations to secure European funding under the latest FP7 call for proposals under surface transport and the green car initiative.
5 May 2011
Join us for this LowCVP webinar on Thursday 5 May in which the LowCVP Managing Director Greg Archer will present the LowCVP's achievements in 2010-2011 and plans for 2011-2012.
22 Feb 2011
In this LowCVP webinar, Dr Colin Herron, offered his experience as Manager for Manufacturing and Productivity, One North East - the organisation responsible for delivering a electric recharging infrastructure in North-East England and one of the first three recipients of Government funding under the 'Plugged-in-Places' initiative.
10 Feb 2011
In this LowCVP webinar, held in collaboration with WhatCar?, Michael Hurwitz Director of the Government's Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), and Steve Fowler, Editor-in-Chief, WhatCar?, discussed the market prospects for electric cars in 2011. The discussion took place shortly after the introduction of grants worth up to £5,000 towards the purchase of electric and hybrid cars and the arrival of high profile new models to the UK market.
16 Dec 2010
John German of the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) presented findings of the ICCT's study into the effectiveness of 'feebate' schemes at a LowCVP-hosted webinar on 16 December. The webinar and presentation are now available to anyone who missed the live event.
22 Apr 2010
In this webinar the LowCVP Managing Director, Greg Archer, outlines the future plans and recent activities of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership.
16 Mar 2010
The LowCVP webinar - 'How Information Communications Technology can Promote Sustainable Mobility' - held on 16 March, is now available to watch again on-line. The webinar which was based around the recent report published by the Sustainable Development Commission, 'Smarter Moves' was attended by delegates based in nine different countries.
27 Jan 2010
A new study into the presentation of CO2-related information on car makers' websites finds that, on average, only 52% of participants’ attempts are successful in finding the official CO2 rating for a particular car. Even in cases where users are able to retrieve a CO2 value for a particular model, only 68% of these are correct. The survey was commissioned by the Energy Saving Trust, FoE Europe and We are Futureproof and the results of the survey were presented in a webinar run by the LowCVP.
14 Jan 2010
The LowCVP hosted a webinar on 14 January to discuss the reduction of CO2 emissions from light commercial vehicles and vans. A full recording of the webinar is now available and can be downloaded from the LowCVP website through the associated link.
21 Dec 2009
The LowCVP hosted a webinar on 21 December to discuss the most promising technologies for cutting greenhouse gas emissions from heavy duty vehicles. A full recording of the webinar is now available and can be downloaded from the LowCVP website through the associated link.