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County Durham company wins share of funding to develop electric vehicle technology

Three winners working on eliminating greenhouse gas emissions, building a lithium scale-up plant and producing sustainable traction motor systems have been awarded a share of £89m funding for the development of cutting edge new electric vehicle technologies.

One winner, County Durham based project ERGO-R, led by Gestamp’s Autotech Engineering R&D UK, is focused on identifying how to reduce and eventually eliminate greenhouse gas emissions in vehicle design and production. The project will look at a vehicle’s lifetime to create a true circular economy for the automotive industry, reducing waste and ensuring optimised multiple life reuse to support a NetZero future.


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