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Low Carbon Vehicle Technology Links you may find useful:-

A Home Owners Guide to Electric Vehicles

Range Anxiety
Thoughts from our friends in the USA with special thanks to Evan and Sandy Altman from Bluffton South Carolina.

North East England
The energy market in the North East employs around 8,000 people and is estimated to be worth £900 million.

City of Sunderland 
Since the arrival of Nissan in 1984, Sunderland has continued to build on its worldwide reputation as a centre for automotive manufacturing and is currently renowned as one of the fastest growing automotive cities in the UK.

Zero Carbon Futures
Zero Carbon Futures is a recently established consultancy in North East England to deliver a range of local, national and international programmes all geared up to advance the region as a European leader in the production of low carbon vehicles.

The UK's Transport Research Laboratory. TRL is an internationally recognised centre of excellence providing world-class research, consultancy and product testing covering all aspects of transport.

EPSCRC - Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Through-life Engineering Services 
The EPSRC Centre vision is to provide thought leadership in through-life engineering services and be the first choice for UK manufacturing companies as a source of technological solutions, R&D capability, knowledge, skill and advice.

Future Transport Systems, Newcastle 
Providers of specialist consultancy to deliver projects that integrate low carbon vehicles with infrastructure technologies, systems and stakeholder groups.

Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), Wilton 
The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is a lead driver of innovation in the UK's growing processing sector.  They develop products, processes, services and businesses in the process and manufacturing sectors.

Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership 
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership is an action and advisory group, established in 2003 to take a lead in accelerating the shift to low carbon vehicles and fuels in the UK and to help ensure that UK business can benefit from that shift.

Cenex is a delivery agency established with support from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to promote UK market development and competitiveness in low carbon and fuel cell technologies for transport applications.

Narec is a national centre for the UK dedicated to accelerating the deployment and grid integration of renewable energy and low carbon generation technologies, utilising wind, wave, tidal, solar PV and thermal power.

Nissan, Washington 
The region excels in making cars with Nissan's Sunderland plant the most productive in Europe, responsible for one in every four cars made in the UK. Nissan¿s recent decision to place its European Electric Battery mother plant in North East England confirmed the region's leading role in the development of this emerging new industry. 

ComeSys Europe Ltd, Cramlington 
ComeSys Europe design and manufacture advanced electronic control systems for all types of vehicles and industrial applications.

AVID Vehicles, Cramlington 
Working with leading vehicle manufacturers AVID offers vehicles under its own brand, fitted with advanced electric and hybrid powertrains. The company also provides specialist engineering and low volume conversion service for OEM's and fleets enabling them to fit their vehicles with an advanced zero emission powertrains.

SEVCON Ltd, Team Valley
Sevcon manufacture high quality motor controllers and system components for all types of battery powered vehicles ranging from fork lift trucks and utility vehicles to electric scooters and other on-road passenger vehicles.

Smith Electric Vehicles Ltd
Smith Electric Vehicles is the world's largest manufacturer of road-going commercial electric vehicles; they have influenced the evolution of zero emission vehicles since 1920.

Liberty Electric Vehicles 
Liberty Electric Cars designs and manufactures a unique electric drive-train platform to power a wide range of large vehicles; the company is investing £30 million in the re engineering of large luxury cars and 4 x 4's into emission-free, high performance electric vehicles in the North East in 2010.

HILTech Developments Ltd 
HILTech Developments is a research and development, consultancy and engineering services company specializing in leading-edge electric vehicle technologies.

ThyssenKrupp Tallent UK Ltd, Newton Aycliffe 
World class design, developer and manufacturer of leading edge, innovative chassis structural and suspension products, modules and systems for the global automotive industry.

Elecscoot, Consett 
Manufacturers of electric scooters.