Wednesday, 28 January 2015


Europe to close gap with Japan and Korea in automotive propulsion IP

27 Jan 2015

A new report suggests that European manufacturers are closing the gap on North East Asian competitors in the race to develop new automotive propulsion technologies.

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Ricardo’s new low-carbon vehicle centre will create exciting opportunities for grads

22 Jan 2015 | By Stephen Harris

The automotive engineering consultancy is expecting more graduate work following the launch of its new £10m facility later this year.


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Craig Wilson, managing director of Williams Advanced Engineering

26 Nov 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

Conceptual arts: Williams Advanced Engineering pitches itself as an expert operator in the arena of technologies that help vehicles go fast.


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Power Dressing: why it's exoskeleton time

15 Dec 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

Technological and societal trends have triggered a race to develop wearable exoskeletons that augment a user’s strength for a range of applications.

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Jaguar roars into action, while recruits remain scarce

12 Jan 2015 | By Jason Ford

Encouraging news from one of the UK’s biggest engineering employers is accompanied by more dire warnings about skills shortages. It’s time we started hearing more about schoolchildrens’ views on the sector and real solutions to the problems


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November 1949: planning the Festival of Britain

26 Nov 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

Dripping with patriotism, The Engineer’s coverage of the Festival’s South Bank site shows Britain still wanted to seem pre-eminent in many areas

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September 1914: Electric emergency vehicles

10 Sep 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

Electric vehicles were being used by the emergency services a century ago, and were seen as the best technological option

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