Shortlist of finalists announced for sustainable engineering innovations

Projects include a premium battery-electric SUV, a fully electric digger with zero emissions and a tech which improves the efficiency of transporting liquefied natural gas

This year's finalists for the MacRobert Award, which celebrates British engineering innovations for a sustainable society have been announced by the Royal Academy of Engineering.

The shortlist represents 'world firsts in UK engineering' who are contributing to the green revolution in motoring, construction and shipping.

The first finalist is Jaguar Land Rover for developing the 'world’s first premium battery-electric sports utility vehicle' (SUV), the innovations of which include a new approach in the battery, thermal management and e-motor technology.

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