Harriet Vickers, recipient of the 2103 Range Rover Evoque WISE scholarship

Jaguar Land Rover wants to give one female student £1000 a year

16 Apr 2015 | By Jason Ford

Young women planning a career in engineering should seriously consider applying for the 2015 Range Rover Evoque WISE Scholarship.

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new software that estimates how much farther electric vehicles can drive before needing to recharge

Engineers work to prevent electric vehicle charging from overloading grids

13 Apr 2015

New software from the Fraunhofer Society in Germany will allow local grid operators to estimate how their networks must be upgraded to cope with an increase in electric car charging.


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Will self-driving vehicles cannibalise the car industry?

17 Apr 2015 | By Stephen Harris

New payment models for self-driving cars may change the way many people use vehicles, but the days of mass car ownership are unlikely to be over yet

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4 tips for winning Formula Student from the former chief judge

18 Mar 2015

The Student Engineer spoke to Richard Folkson to get his advice on what teams entering the UK’s premier university engineering competition can do to increase their chances of winning.


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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