Friday, 06 March 2015

Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy day

Red Bull Racing is looking for engineering students to join its team

5 Mar 2015 | By Stephen Harris

Five students are being offered a spot on the Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy placement scheme, which includes eight months with the Red Bull Formula One racing team.


Ricardo unveils rare earth-free electric vehicle motor

24 Feb 2015

Ricardo has designed and built a prototype electric vehicle motor as part of a collaborative research and development project.



Tuning in the factory

16 Feb 2015 | By Evelyn Adams

Radio frequency identification is helping to pave the way for a new era in creating bespoke products on the assembly line.


Accelerate Automotive Innovation

The LUTZ Pathfinder will soon begin trials in Coventry and Milton Keynes

The pod car: radical vision of our transport future or technological cul-de-sac?

11 Feb 2015 | By Jon Excell

It’s unlikely that driverless “pod cars” will reshape our urban transport systems any time soon. But the latest UK developments in the field might help address some of the wider challenges around autonomous vehicles.

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Next generation cars for the digital world

3 Feb 2015

With the increasing number of electronic devices available in vehicles at all levels of the market, automotive engineers face a difficult challenge in ensuring that drivers can expect good quality service from all the services available to them.


The car was described by The Engineer as 'resembling a punt'

February 1906: The valveless motor car

25 Feb 2015 | By Jon Excell

The early 20th century was awash with automotive innovations, some of which went onto to dominate the industry over the following decades, whilst others didn’t quite have the transformative impact their inventors expected.

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February 1927: a new land speed record

11 Feb 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

The Engineer was dubious about Captain Malcolm Campbell’s claim have broken the world land speed record on Pendine Sands

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Plans for new products to generate energy using tidal lagoons in Wales, Somerset and Cumbria have been unveiled. What role can this sort of technology play?