Fuelled by a childhood dream of sustained, clean burning power by former F1 Executive-Director, Paddy Lowe. Paddy Lowe joined forces with Nilay Shah, renowned academic and subject expert, to form Zero in 2020 and set out to realise that lifelong ambition. Zero is now a team of handpicked devotees to a clean, carbon neutral future.


During his time at Formula 1, Paddy was Executive-Director of Mercedes, Technical-Director of McLaren and CTO of Williams. Throughout his extremely successful career, Paddy gained the following achievements:

12 F1 World Titles

158 Race Wins



Company is formed

First flight with the Royal Air Force

First batch of Zero® 95™

Zero opens beachside US HQ

Plant Zero.1 starts construction

Plant Zero.1 opens its doors

First synthetically-fuelled jet engine

Partnership launched with Stake F1® Team Kick Sauber





Driven by you

This is not about our journey, it’s about the journey of those who join us.

So far, we have partnered with some amazing brands, helping them all in their quest to go zero.

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If what we do at zero inspires you, get in touch, tell us why and what you can do; we are always looking for the right people to drive us forward.



The 1971 McLaren F1 M19A making history at Silverstone. Driven by 24hr Le Mans winner David Brabham, completing the first ever laps around the famous circuit using 100% fossil-free synthetic Zero fuel.


Stake F1 Team Kick Sauber drivers Valtteri Bottas & Zhou Guanyu take to the track in a 1967 Lamborghini Miura & a 2024 Huracán Sterrato at Zero's Fuel Reinvented event.


Guests were spoiled with the Racing talent on show at Zero's Fuel Reinvented event. F1 Legend Damon Hill, NASCAR prodigy Ty Gibbs, F1 talent guru and Zero rally partner Gwen Lagrue - and of course our very own Paddy Lowe.


Stake F1 Team Kick Sauber driver Valtteri Bottas at Zero's Fuel Reinvented event. Signing our limited edition co-banded Jerrycans - soon to be auctioned on behalf of Save the Children.


The Guinness World Records® title was secured by the Royal Air Force and Zero at Kemble, Cirencester, UK, on 2nd November 2021.


The sun goes down on the production of the first ever batch of Zero fuel, on the Scottish island of Orkney.


Zero joined forces with the RAF at Farnborough Airshow to announce plans to develop and trial fuel for fast jets.


Zero fuel can be used in all engines – even the one in this chainsaw, used to carve a Red Arrow ice sculpture at Farnborough Airshow.


Zero made the Duke of Richmond’s motorbike carbon neutral at the legendary Festival of Speed.


Zero set up their US headquarters at one of the most iconic addresses in Santa Monica.