Niche Vehicle Network at LCV2017

The Niche Vehicle Network showcase at LCV2017 featured the results of funded projects from 2016-17. The showcase included exhibits from the following organisations:

Ariel        – Microcab        –Morgan        – Oaktec

Potenza          – Vocis         –Westfield Sportscars

The Niche Vehicle Network 2017 Proof of Concept and Production Readiness winners were announced on the Government Pavilion at LCV2017.

Proof of Concept

Funds of £2.4 million have been awarded for early market low carbon technology demonstration projects through the Niche Vehicle R&D Competition. Over 50 businesses have been successful in receiving grant funding from the Niche Vehicle Network run Proof of Concept competition, supported by Innovate UK and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV). Further information about the winning Proof of Concept projects can be found here. 

Production Readiness

Funds of £1.5 million have been awarded to establish specialised UK manufacturing capability and supply chains for new products via the SME Production Readiness Competition. Over 20 businesses have been successful in receiving grant funding from the Niche Vehicle Network run competition, supported by the Advanced Propulsion Centre. Further information about the winning Production Readiness projects can be found here.

 

 

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