Tata Motors to deliver largest ever EV fleet order for BluSmart

Tata Motors has bagged an order to deliver 10,000 Xpres-T EVs to BluSmart Electric Mobility after signing the MoU on World Environment Day. This is over and above the previous order that consisted of 3,500 units of Xpres-T EVs making this India’s largest EV fleet order. BluSmart will use the X-pres-T for its cab services in many cities in India as the Xpres-T EV went on sale last year and is based on the pre-facelift version of the Tata Tigor EV. However, it is unclear which variant has been ordered…

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Imperial College Business School and Corndel partner to deliver Apprenticeship Programmes

Imperial College Business School and Corndel have launched a new strategic partnership that brings together the academic excellence of a world-leading business school and the expertise of the country’s leading professional apprenticeship provider. The partnership will result in the creation of several world-class, high-impact training courses. In England these can be fully funded through the Government’s Apprenticeship Levy. The first course launched under the partnership is the Imperial College and Corndel Executive Development Programme, which equips participants with the practical leadership skills required to motivate teams, inspire change and improve business performance.…

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University of Surrey leads multi-billion pound race to deliver 5G phone technology

The University of Surrey is at the centre of a multi-billion pound research race to find a phone network which will deliver Internet speeds 100 times quicker than the fastest current services. The campus university’s 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) is working with telecoms giants and other companies to discover the “fifth generation” of wireless technology and usher in the “Internet of Things”, when smartphones are capable of operating home appliances and controlling driverless cars. The introduction of 5G technology could happen as early as 2018 and would offer mobile Internet…

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