University of Birmingham - Clean, green travel machines

December 31, 2009

Electric and ultra-low-emission vehicles are being trialled by engineers at the University of Birmingham. Kevin Kendall and Waldemar Bujalski, experts in future fuels and hydrogen fuel cells in the university's School of Chemical Engineering, are testing two i-MiEVs (Mitsubishi innovative electric vehicles). The cars are part of the £15 million Coventry and Birmingham Low Emission Vehicle Demonstrators project, which will ultimately trial 110 vehicles. Professor Kendall said he was looking forward to commuting in such an "efficient, economic and clean machine".

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