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Meet the expert – Professor David Greenwood: What is a Gigafactory and why do we need one in the UK?

On the day that Jaguar Landrover owners, TATA Sons, announce a £4m investment into a UK Gigafactory, expert Professor David Greenwood explains what gigafactories are, and why they're important to the UK automotive industry.

David Greenwood is a Professor of Advanced Propulsion systems, Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), The University of Warwick

Wed 19 Jul 2023, 13:45 | Tags: WMG, Batteries, electric vehicles, transport

WMG awarded funding for key battery research

WMG, at the University of Warwick, has been awarded a share of £29 million funding, from the Faraday Institution, to develop new insights into electrochemical energy storage.

Tue 04 Apr 2023, 10:06 | Tags: WMG, Batteries, electric vehicles, Sustainable development, energy

New programme launches in Westminster which aims to put the UK at the forefront of hydrogen innovation

An initiative which is designed to support and foster the creation of a new hydrogen economy in the Midlands was formally launched this week at the House of Lords, to an audience of MPs, peers, businesses, academics and senior civil servants. (Issued by ERA).

Partnering with Rolls-Royce and Electroflight to create the battery for world’s fastest all-electric aircraft

· The Rolls-Royce ‘Spirit of Innovation’ aircraft is officially the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft, clocking up speeds of 387.4mph. In order to power the aircraft, the most power dense propulsion battery pack ever assembled in aerospace had to be developed directly supported by researchers from WMG, University of Warwick using their state-of-the-art battery characterisation and testing facilities

Wed 26 Jan 2022, 10:47 | Tags: WMG, Batteries, electric vehicles, Sciences

Challenges of transport electrification skills to be addressed by Universities of Warwick and Newcastle

Two leading universities in the field of electrification – WMG at the University of Warwick and Newcastle University – are coming together to ensure the UK workforce has the skills necessary to meet the challenges of the transition to fully electric production.

Eatron and WMG win funding for project COBRA

A new partnership between Eatron Technologies and WMG, University of Warwick has been formed for the COBRA ('Cloud/Onboard Battery Remaining useful life Algorithm) project, thanks to the funding from the Faraday Battery Challenge.

Wed 25 Aug 2021, 11:02 | Tags: WMG, Engineering, Batteries, AI, electric vehicles, Sciences

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