Archive February 2016

Up to 3,000 jobs to be created by £2.5bn East Anglia One wind farm

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Scottish Power Renewables have announced that they are going ahead with a £2.5bn investment in building a huge wind farm off the coast of Suffolk. The 102 turbine wind farm...

Aston Martin to produce DBX crossover in Wales, creating up to 1,000 jobs

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24 February 2016 Aston Martin has announced a significant investment in the UK, confirming that it will open a manufacturing plant in St Athan, Wales to develop its new concept...

Robots being produced cheaply and quickly through 3D printing

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3D printing technology is beginning to offer ways for new robots to be built with fewer materials and very little assembly, making them quicker to make and more affordable. A...

Electric vehicles may soon be cheaper to run than petrol cars

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New research has been published which suggests that in the 2020s, cars run on electric batteries will become cheaper to run than their petrol counterparts. Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s research...

Innovate UK announces £20 million investment in driverless car research

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The UK government has announced that it will provide £20 million in funding for research into the development of autonomous navigation systems for vehicles. The UK’s innovation agency, sponsored by...

First tests for autonomous weed-destroying robot

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Tests are being held in a field in Yorkshire for a new robot which will be able to traverse difficult terrain and autonomously detect and destroy weeds. The IBEX project...