Saturday, 20 December 2014


Energy saving inkjet paints with precision

11 Dec 2014 | By Julia Pierce

A new digital inkjet technology from a UK-based research and development company promises to cut the cost of customising vehicles, white goods and architectural surfaces, while also saving energy.


Bloodhound project powers ahead with successful test of hybrid rocket Video

11 Dec 2014

The rocket partners for the Bloodhound Supersonic Car project have successfully fired the vehicle’s new hybrid rocket.


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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.


Automotive revival shows hope for community and skills

5 Dec 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

It would be difficult for a new volume car maker to arise in the UK, but the expertise and supply chains in the industry’s historic strongholds are still strong


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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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