Overview

The East Midlands is a hotbed for activity in cleaner engine technologies, including electric, hybrid and fuel cells, with additional expertise in materials for lightweighting.

Activity is centered around the many world-leading companies based here, working in close collaboration with the region’s independent research and testing centres, and eight excellent universities.

The range of technology areas covered is broad, with core strengths in companies engaged in designing and manufacturing engines and engine parts. Plus, the emerging areas of energy systems, intelligent transport systems and engineering services are becoming increasingly important.
 
Key sectors > Energy and environment > Low carbon vehicles