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Huge new 48+ hectare public eco park plan announced for University of Warwick campus

eco park artist's impressionThe University of Warwick has today, Thursday 17th June, submitted a proposal to create a huge new 48+ hectare public eco park on the south side of its campus for consideration in the South Warwickshire Local Plan.


University of Warwick and WMG already on route with today’s CBI demand for “Greener Miles”

Future VLR vehicle on tour of Coventry

The University of Warwick is not just backing today’s CBI report ‘Greener Miles: Delivering on a net-zero vision for commuting’ – which calls on businesses to shoulder greater responsibility for ensuring their workers adopting greener travel habits – it has already taken action with a two year extensive programme to cut personal car use on campus and therefore reduce emissions.

Fri 30 Apr 2021, 09:33 | Tags: automotive, cars, WMG, Environment, autonomous vehicles, Batteries, VLR, transport

Warwick students qualify into finals of Elon Musk’s tunnelling competition

A team of students called The Warwick Boring Team are heading to LA this summer to compete in Elon Musk’s the Boring Company’s tunnelling competition. They will build their tunnelling machine and test it against competitors to get top spot.


Woven Light Rail Design wins Gold at JEC World 2020 Innovation Awards

The BRAINSTORM project, which saw partners from Far-UK, Composite Braiding, TDI and WMG at the University of Warwick create a woven braided carbon fibre composite frame for a Very-Light Rail (VLR), has won gold at the JEC World 2020 Innovation awards in the Category “Railway Vehicles and Infrastructure.”

Fri 15 May 2020, 09:41 | Tags: WMG, Engineering, VLR, transport, Sciences

Innovative Partner Awarded Contract to develop Very Light Rail trackform

The Coventry Very Light Rail project is about to embark on a new adventure, investigating how to create a low cost trackform for the light rail carriages already in development, thanks to £1.5m funding from West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), secured by CCC. This project aims to revolutionise affordable public transport in towns and cities.

Thu 30 Apr 2020, 17:14 | Tags: WMG, Engineering, council, Coventry, Coventry VLR, transport, Sciences