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OakTec Pulse-R™ Engine wins MoD contract

OakTec Pulse-R™ Engine wins MoD contract

Lancaster-based low carbon powertrain specialist OakTec has recently secured its first commercial contract from the MoD to explore the suitability of its novel Pulse-R™ engine technology to combust a broad spectrum of fuel types in the same engine. The development work will seek to produce a demonstration engine that will combust a range of fuels […]

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Innovate 2015 backs OakTec’s novel gas-powered engine with ‘cash’

Innovate 2015 backs OakTec’s novel gas-powered engine with ‘cash’

Lancashire R&D engineering company wins ‘peer-to-peer’ competition after 15 years’ development of low emissions, low-cost Pulse-R™ engine. A small gas-powered engine developed by Lancaster-based engineering R&D company OakTec has been judged the innovation most likely to attract investor backing at Innovate 2015. Fellow entrepreneurs and delegates were given novelty banknotes and asked to choose which […]

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OakTec bio-gas engine concept wins Energy Catalyst funding

OakTec bio-gas engine concept wins Energy Catalyst funding

An award-winning engine invention developed by Lancashire-based innovation company OakTec has won UK government funding to develop the concept to generate electricity from bio-waste OakTec has won a £214,000 grant from the new Energy Catalyst initiative run by Innovate UK to design a new version of its highly successful Pulse-R™ prototype that will produce efficient […]

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OakTec crowned champion in search for UK’s most promising low carbon business idea

OakTec crowned champion in search for UK’s most promising low carbon business idea

Lancaster-based business OakTec has been crowned national winner of the 2014 Shell Springboard programme. Paul Andrews has developed a new small gas engine for burning any conventional fuel or biofuel efficiently OakTec was a regional finalist in last year’s Shell Springboard, and has since proved the technology in a working prototype. Paul Andrews plans to […]

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Pulse-R™ in Autocar: Self-supercharging engine in development

Pulse-R™ in Autocar: Self-supercharging engine in development

An engine with the ability to self-supercharge, rather than using a separate compressor, is in development. A new British-designed and engineered one-cylinder engine has the ability to “self supercharge” without any external forced induction, improving performance and reducing CO2 emissions in the process. The 400cc engine is the work of OakTec’s Paul Andrews, and he […]

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OakTec Hybrid Rally Car on The BBC One Show

OakTec Hybrid Rally Car on The BBC One Show

OakTec’s 100mpg Honda Insight Hybrid Rally Car featured on The BBC One Show after getting banned for being too fast! Watch the video:

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