Monday, 20 October 2014


How to win £1,500 for your international placement in the automotive industry

20 Oct 2014 | By Stephen Harris

A travel bursary from international industry body FISITA could cover the costs for you to gain unbeatable engineering experience.


The Engineer Q&A: Bloodhound SSC

14 Oct 2014

Your chance to question the team developing the first 1000mph car.



In the driving seat: automotive career guide for graduate engineers

8 Oct 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

With the UK’s car industry booming but also facing a host of technological challenges, there’s arguably never been a better time to enter the automotive sector.


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Low Carbon Vehicles come of age

2 Oct 2014

The chief executive of InnovateUK explains the progress made in low-carbon vehicles


Dawn of a new motorsport era needs a fresh attitude

22 Aug 2014 | By Jason Ford

Comparisons with Formula One are useless and misleading; Formula E is something new, designed for its setting


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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


October 1935: Harry Ricardo on the petrol engine

9 Oct 2013 | By Stuart Nathan

Sir Harry Ricardo was an important figure in the development of internal combustion engines, and he shared his memories of the early years of motoring in The Engineer

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Boeing is sponsoring the latest in a series of 'build-a-plane challenges', where schools build a light aircraft from a kit which students later fly in as passengers. Is this a good model for attracting students to STEM careers and giving them a taste of what day-today life is like for engineers?