Lithium-sulfur battery manufacturer OXIS Energy has won a £3.8m contract to build battery-powered luxury boats.
The 10-year deal with Yachts de Luxe (YdL) of Singapore will see Culham Science Centre-based OXIS Energy help create a 40-foot day boat powered by lithium sulfur (Li-S) cell and battery systems technology, with the aim of achieving a range of between 70 and 100 nautical miles at cruising speed.read more...
Eliminating the airline industry’s CO2 emissions is a tough technological challenge. Reaction Engines and STFC have used ammonia as a fuel for jet engines.
The first electric-powered commercial aircraft to be built in Brazil will use battery technology developed by OXIS Energy in Oxfordshire
Is the timing right for Oxfordshire to revisit a project that includes a tram or light railway network as part of an integrated transport solution?
Changes to Oxfordshire's transport network are under way and as the county council makes data-based policy decisions, its upcoming modelling platform may be of help.
Oxford Direct Services (ODS) has taken delivery of nine electric vehicles (EV’s) as part of Energy Superhub Oxford (ESO), a £41m project designed to integrate and dramatically decarbonise energy, heat and transport systems across the city.
The new Mini Electric is rolling off the production line at BMW’s Mini Plant in Oxford ready for launch on March 7. Every 67 seconds a newly-built Mini drives out of the plant, and now it can be a petrol, diesel or electric model. TechTribe Oxford visits the plant and tries out the new car on Oxford's roads.
Oxford Bus Company is to examine whether its PickMeUp service could attract new funding following a new five-year funding package announced by the government.
The financial case for electric vehicles (EV’s) was the focus of an Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire Greentech business breakfast this week. To a packed room at the Said Business School, speakers addressed topics that would-be adopters of commercial EV's want to understand. Leasing options, tax breaks, insurance, the second-hand market and cost of ownership were all high on the agenda.
Congestion and pollution are the unwanted byproducts of our growing economy. Business leaders share their thoughts on solutions and the future of connectivity.
Oxbotica is the UK's first autonomous vehicle company to perform live trials on right-sided roads in Germany, enabling it develop its software for international markets.
Facilities firm ODS has installed Oxford's first rapid 50kW DC EV charge point, capable of replenishing a fleet vehicle battery to 80% capacity in 40 minutes.
Parked commercial electric vehicles (EV's) could be used to help balance electricity supply on the UK’s energy network. Oxfordshire County Council is taking part in a national scheme to test the feasibility of vehicle-to-grid power management. This would involve EV's delivering power from their batteries back into the national grid when they are plugged in for charging, helping to prevent the network from becoming stressed at peak times.
Here are two makers of cargo bikes currently being used on Oxford’s cycle network. For more advice contact bike retailer Warlands on Botley Road.
Online shopping and AirBnB are key growth drivers for cargo bike deliveries for firms like bike courier Pedal & Post and Oxwash laundry service.
21st century technologies for tackling 21st century pandemics Prof Christophe Fraser of Oxford’s Big Data Institute, who advises the UK’s NHS Covid-19 Tracing app, and Prof Oliver Pybus, Lead Researcher of the Oxford Martin School Programme on Pandemic Genomics, discuss the opportunities and challenges of applying new technologies to pandemics. 5pm. Details
The EV Summit This two-day event brings together key players in electric vehicles, energy, information technology and charging infrastructure, to shape the debate and the contours of the new eMobility industry. Six hundred of the most connected people in the EV space will be invited to attend. Partners include EDFE, BCLP Law, Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks. Speakers so far include Fiona Howarth, CEO of Octopus EV and Guenter Butschek, CEO of Tata Motors. December 15 and 16, Saïd Business School, Oxford OX 1 1HP. Click here for details