Posted 12 September, 2018 at 10:47
Loughborough, UK – 12 September 2018
Cenex-LCV2018, the UK’s largest technology showcasing and networking event for the low carbon vehicle community begins today at Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire. Running until Thursday 13th September 2018, the largest event yet is organised by Cenex, working with Millbrook and supporting partners from Government and its agencies.
Opened by Rt Hon Richard Harrington, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Industry & Energy, up to 4,000 delegates are expected to attend Cenex-LCV2018. They will include VIPs from the UK Government’s first Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) Summit, which began in Birmingham on 11th September. Attendees will be able to take part in a comprehensive seminar programme, a technology exhibition with broad B2B focus, a Ride & Drive in a test track environment and networking activities.
Highlights of the two-day event include:
High Level Keynotes
Speakers include Dr. Graham Hoare OBE, Ford Motor Company and Automotive Council Technology Group; Ian Constance, APC and Dr. Ian Campbell, Innovate UK.
Low Emission Truck Stop
Hosted by Innovate UK and the LowCVP, the Low Emission Truck Stop will highlight cutting edge examples of clean and low carbon lorries and vans. Winners of the low emission freight and logistics trial funding competition will be showing their vehicles and speaking to visitors about their innovative projects and technologies on display. Robert Llewelyn, of Fully Charged will lead the vehicles in a convoy, which will depart from the steering pad at 3:45pm on Day 2 of the event. Do come and wave them off!
CAV Showcase, Testbed Showcase and Briefing Zone
Reflecting the exciting developments in the Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) market, for the first time Cenex-LCV features a new, dedicated area. Organised by Meridian Mobility with the support of The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV), Innovate UK and The Transport Systems Catapult, it showcases UK test bed plans for CAV testing, as well as the latest developments and results from UK companies, universities and project consortia. The Briefing Zone will allow visitors to experience regular talks from leaders in the CAV industry.
âVisitors from the Zero Emissions Vehicle Summit
The UK’s first ZEV Summit, opened on the 11th September in Birmingham, bringing together policy makers, industry experts and opinion formers from around the world to discuss how to reduce emissions from transport and make the air we breathe cleaner. After day one in Birmingham, the summit will continue at Cenex-LCV2018, enabling delegates to see and experience ZEV technology in action on Millbrook’s test tracks.
To find out more about Cenex’s 11th low carbon vehicle event, LCV2018, and to register to attend please visit https://www.cenex-lcv.co.uk/, or follow @LCV_event on Twitter.