Vanguard Sustainable Transport Solutions

Vanguard Sustainable Transport Solutions

A fast-growing spinout from the University of Birmingham, Vanguard is delivering clean, sustainable solutions to drive the decarbonisation of heavy transport. Built on decades of cutting-edge research that span across the mobility and energy sectors, these holistic...
Onto – the all-inclusive electric car subscription

Onto – the all-inclusive electric car subscription

Formed in 2017 Onto was one of the first tenants on Tyseley Energy Park. Co-founders Rob Jolly and Dannan O’Meachair wanted to offer an alternative to traditional car ownership that would drive the adoption of electric vehicles (EV) by addressing the barriers...
TEP and the Tenants

TEP and the Tenants

As a postgraduate student, Dr Miloud Ouadi investigated the production of new biofuels from paper industry waste. His ultimate goal was to turn his research into commercial success. Just five years later, and thanks to TEP, that is what he’s done. Miloud’s company,...
TEP and the Community

TEP and the Community

A group of seven-year-olds sat excitedly in the 19th century schoolroom adjacent to St Cyprian’s Church examining ‘bits of old wire and rope’ manufactured by one of the UK’s leading specialist wire makers, Webster & Horsfall, whose factory is next door. ‘The...
TEP and Transport

TEP and Transport

In a compound on the edge of Tyseley Energy Park (TEP) sits a fleet of shiny black taxis. But these are no ordinary black cabs – they are 100 per cent electric cars available for rent-by-the-shift to local drivers. The company, rentE, is thought to be the first of its...