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Aeroengines investigated in circular economy study

A research project led by Exeter University is seeking to demonstrate how data collected from products in use such as aeroengines can help companies adopt strategies for re-using resources. The EPSRC-funded ‘Circular 4.0’ project aims to demonstrate that adopting circular economy principles can add value to businesses – economically, environmentally, and through increased brand value. […]

‘No deal’ Brexit foolhardy gamble warn MPs and industry leaders

A ‘no deal’ Brexit would lead to severe disruption, pose a fundamental risk to key sectors of the UK’s economy and put many jobs at risk a committee of MPs has warned. Published today (19th July 2019) the latest report from the cross-party House of commons Brexit committee warns that a no deal-Brexit could have […]

Q&A: Ian Warhurst on rescuing Bloodhound

As reported earlier this month (July 10th 2019) Bloodhound, the car designed for Britain’s next assault on the world land speed record, is set for high-speed tests in South Africa this autumn. The news is a welcome sign that the project is back on track following its rescue late last year (2018) by Yorkshire businessman […]

Jaguar Land Rover reveals UK EV plans

Jaguar Land Rover has formally announced its much anticipated plan to manufacture electric vehicles at its plant in Castle Bromwich from 2020. The first new electric car to be produced at the plant will be Jaguar’s XJ luxury saloon, which has so far been exported to over 120 countries. The news was confirmed to staff […]

Sustainababble and the circular economy

What might the future look like for manufacturing when we have to take sustainability more seriously? Stuart Nathan puts on his thinking cap. It’s a straw trilby, if you’re interested. Is sustainability sustainable? I don’t mean the concept itself. At a time when we are supposed to be on the lookout for runaway growth in […]

New test method could accelerate UK driverless car adoption

A new method for rapidly testing and validating autonomous vehicle technologies could help accelerate the adoption of driverless cars in the UK.    The technique has been developed through the Bosch-led Move_UK initiative, a three year long government funded project (launched in 2016) that also involves Jaguar Land Rover; Telematics specialist The Floow; the Transport […]

The Engineer Car Review: F-Pace SVR

The latest creation from JLR’s Special Vehicle Operations department is the Jaguar F-Pace SVR – a luxury SUV that offers other-worldly performance, writes Chris Pickering “We call this thing The Magnificent Beast,” jokes Ross Restell, lead engineer for vehicle dynamics at JLR’s Special Vehicles Operations department. He’s referring to the new Jaguar F-Pace SVR that […]

How collaboration will be the critical ingredient for a self-driving future

Viewpoint Richard Porter explains some of the cyber-security issues facing developers of connected autonomous vehicles and outlines how collaboration can help address them. The first prediction around self-driving vehicles came in 1940 in the book ‘Magic Motorways’ by Bel Geddes who, in promoting the idea of motorways, argued that humans should be removed from the […]

Interview: Mark Sealy, head of engineering at Tata Motor’s European technical centre

Tata Motors’ top UK engineer Mark Sealy explains to Jon Excell how British expertise is driving innovation for the Indian car market Fuelled by the spending power of its rapidly expanding middle class, the Indian automotive sector has changed beyond recognition in recent years to become one of the largest and fastest-growing markets on the […]