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Progress or excess? – Motorsport's role in the engineering industry

3 Jul 2015 | By Andrew Wade

Ahead of the British Grand Prix, we look at the engineering benefits that motorsport delivers to the real world. 

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30 Jun 2015

Are attitudes to electric cars beginning to shift, and what are the main factors influencing how people see electric vehicles? Please pick the option closest to your opinion

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Industry's gender divide takes centre stage

22 Jun 2015 | By Jon Excell

It’s national women in engineering day this week, and though there’s plenty to celebrate, industry’s gender gap shows few signs of closing

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Never say 'Never' - Is JLR right to steer clear of the driverless car?

19 Jun 2015 | By Andrew Wade

Jaguar Land Rover’s director of Research and Technology, Dr Wolfgang Epple, said recently that JLR will never make a driverless car. But is this a realistic stance for one the UK’s leading automotive manufacturers?

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Paris Air Show launches with the spotlight on propulsion, manufacturing and jobs

15 Jun 2015 | By Jason Ford

The annual international aerospace jamboree’s French leg starts this week, while in the UK, Bloodhound announces its debut.

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Network Rail looks to digital solutions to ease its woes

12 Jun 2015 | By Andrew Wade

Signalling, timetabling and data sharing are all in need of a digital makeover, according to Network Rail’s Patrick Bossert

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Government assistance needed for manufacturing

8 Jun 2015 | By Jason Ford

A dedicated Manufacturing Minister and a reduction in National Insurance for manufacturers taking on new staff are two measures voiced today in light of a report from BDO.

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5 Jun 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

Questions about engineer’s salaries, nationwide distribution, job satisfaction and career progression are answered in our inaugural Salary Survey, to be published in our next issue and in greater detail online at the end of this month.

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Technology on show nationwide

1 Jun 2015 | By Jason Ford

A series of events this week are showcasing the latest developments in fields from aerospace to surgery

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Driving ahead, like an idiot or not

22 May 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

Bosch gave us a glimpse into the future of autonomous and electrified cars, but are the internal combustion engine’s best days still to come?

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Highlighting the importance of innovation

18 May 2015 | By Jason Ford

Several events this week are aiming to throw a spotlight on the importance of innovation, both for the economy and for improving people’s lives

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Flight of fancy

15 May 2015 | By Jon Excell

Civil aviation has seen some astonishing developments throughout its history, but could it now be on the brink of even more startlingly-disruptive change?

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