22.1.2013 2013 LowCVP Awards shortlist revealed
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has revealed the shortlist for their LowCVP Low Carbon Champion Awards.
The Awards celebrate outstanding and innovative practice in accelerating the shift to lower carbon vehicles and fuels, and reducing road transport emissions in general. Winners will be awarded across 9 separate categories.
The LowCVP Low Carbon Champion Awards winners will be announced at a ceremony at One Birdcage Walk, Westminster on Tuesday 29th January 2013. LowCVP's tenth anniversary will be celebrated at a reception just prior to the awards ceremony at the same location.
There are 9 awards categories in total, including two special categories:
* Low Carbon Car / Van Manufacturer of the Year
* Low Carbon Heavy Duty Vehicle Manufacturer of the Year
* Low Carbon Vehicle Operator of the Year
* Low Carbon Fuel Initiative of the Year
* 2012 Award for Low Carbon Innovation by an SME
* Low Carbon Road Transport Initiative of the Year
* 2012 Outstanding Low Carbon Publication or Report
The two special awards categories are as follows:
* Outstanding Individual in Promoting Low Carbon Transport
* Outstanding Achievement in Low Carbon Transport over the last 10 years
Dr. Ben Lane of Next Green Car will be a part of the panel of judges for the '2012 Outstanding Low Carbon Publication or Report' Awards. Sponsored by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, four qualifying organisations have been shortlisted for this category: IET Standards, the International Energy Agency, Future Transport Systems Ltd and the RAC Foundation. All winners will be announced on the day of the event.
Another interesting awards category is the Low Car / Van Manufacturer of the Year group, for which five vehicle manufacturers have been nominated: Renault UK, Citroen UK Ltd, BMW Group, Vauxhall and Toyota (GB) Plc. This collection of manufacturers is definitely amongst the leading car makers that have been, and will continue to launch low carbon emission models, using a both conventional powertrain systems as well as battery electric of hybrid systems.
The LowCVP Champions Awards were established in 2010, and have awarded many organisations for their positive and successful work in the low carbon transport sector. This year's awards will follow a reception celebrating the LowCVP's 10th Anniversary, and will be addressed by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, Norman Baker MP.
To find out more about the event, and to see all shortlisted organisations for each of the awards categories, visit the LowCVP Champion Awards webpage.
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