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Here at the APL, we believe in not only undertaking world-leading research, but also telling the world about it.
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APL Featured on Wall Street Journal Video

The APL's Director of Strategic Alliance shows a Wall Street Journal journalist the ins and outs of hydrogen production and use in fuel cells, showcasing our Toyota Mirai FCEV.


APL Featured in Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International

The APL's Dr Whiteley has authored an article in the major automotive magazine "Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International", which covers the EIL, the work it currently does, and the future work at the APL on the UCL East campus

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APL in successful Faraday Institution bid

The Faraday Institution today announced that it will award up to £55 million to five UK-based consortia to improve batteries used in transport and grid storage – with all five projects featuring UCL involvement.

Mayor and Provost ground breaking at UCL East

Mayor breaks ground @ UCL East

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and UCL President & Provost, Professor Michael Arthur, today broke ground at UCL East as construction begins on the pioneering new campus.

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The APL featured on BBC One prime time TV

APL's Dr Michael Whiteley discusses the benfits of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles with BBC One's Inside Out programme.

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The APL opens up the Faraday lab to investigate battery technology

The Faraday lab is UCL's new facility to undertake world-leading research into battery fundamentals.

Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle outside UCL's main quad building

APL Receives Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Car

APL becomes the first UK university to receive a mass production hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to run on the streets of London.

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Sky News TV interview with Dr Whiteley of the APL

Dr Whiteley, Director of Strategic Alliance at the APL is internviewed by Sky News TV, talking about fuel cells in vehicles.

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APL's Dr Michael Whiteley talks about the new Tesla Roadster in Driving Electric magazine

APL's Dr Michael Whiteley talks about the new Tesla Roadster in Driving Electric magazine.

Hyundai NEXO fuel cell car at UCL

Hyundai and the APL team up to tackle London's air pollution

Hyundai have teamed up with the scientists and engineers at UCL's APL to tackle the issues of air pollution in London.

For any media enquiries please contact the Director of Strategic Alliance for the APL; Dr Michael Whiteley