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Training centres focus on advanced manufacturing

The automotive and aerospace industries in the UK received a major boost today as universities and science minister David Willetts announced the launch of five new centres across the UK to train engineers of the future. The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is co-funding five new Industrial Doctorate Centres covering key areas of […]

Burning desire: The Ultra Boost project

A new internal combustion engine is set to play its part in making the leap to zero-emissions vehicles Imperial College London is undertaking the first stage of the project by leading the selection and testing of the boosting technology. The team is faced with the challenge of specifying a system that not only increases the […]

Jaguar to close Midlands plant

Jaguar Land Rover has issued details of its new business plan, which includes closing a plant in the West Midlands while creating 800 new jobs to develop a new fuel-efficient SUV in Halewood. Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will close one of its two West Midlands plants and create 800 new jobs at its Liverpool plant […]

Car loans

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved €866m of loans for European-based car manufacturers to aid in the design and build of cars that emit fewer emissions. The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved €866m (£779m) of loans for European-based car manufacturers to aid in the design and build of cars that emit fewer CO2 […]

Jaguar skills search

Jaguar Land Rover has announced that it will be offering Advanced Apprenticeships to 40 young people aged 16 and over who want to begin a career in the automotive industry. Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has announced that it will be offering Advanced Apprenticeships to 40 young people aged 16 and over who want to begin […]

Business loans

Business secretary Lord Mandelson today said the government will guarantee as much as £20bn of credit to help keep medium-sized companies afloat during the recession. Business secretary Lord Mandelson today said the government will guarantee as much as £20bn of credit to help keep medium-sized companies afloat during the recession. The support package is the government’s […]

Clean break

Automotive manufacturers are investing in engineers who can develop and deliver a new generation of vehicles with low environmental impact. Julia Pierce reports. As legislation governing emissions from both private and commercial vehicles tightens, so automotive engineers are being employed in ever increasing numbers to create the cleaner, greener vehicles of the future.The EU has […]

Projected designs

Jaguar Land Rover has opened its new Virtual Reality Centre at the Design and Engineering Centre in Gaydon, Warwickshire. Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has opened its new Virtual Reality Centre at the Design and Engineering Centre in Gaydon, Warwickshire.   The design facility draws on advanced audiovisual technologies with the projection power of the world’s […]