Automotive Supply Chain

Big talking ‘greenprint’ not enough – we need proper investment and plan, says GMB

The UK government publishes the world’s first ‘greenprint’ to decarbonise all modes of domestic transport by 2050. There's a transport decarbonisation plan for cleaner air, healthier communities and tens of thousands of new green jobs. The plan provides a ‘greenprint&rsquo…

🕘 14/07/2021

The Electric Vehicle Revolution: How Our Homes Are Driving the Green Transition

By Ella Pumford, St. Modwen Homes … Electric vehicles are driving the UK’s green transition, helping the nation on its journey towards sustainability and net zero emissions by 2050. To achieve this goal, the sale of new petrol and diesel cars will be banned after 2030, meaning that the future…

🕘 12/07/2021

Urgent build of more gigafactories crucial to securing the future of UK car production

The UK must rapidly accelerate the establishment of Gigafactories and new battery technology development, or risk losing domestic car production altogether – according to a report published today by expert manufacturing consultancy HSSMI. “Electrification is increasing demand for the…

🕘 12/05/2021

Powerful battery systems from Braunschweig: Volkswagen Group Components fires up the next production stage

The Volkswagen Group Components plant in Braunschweig is significantly expanding its production of battery systems for the latest electric vehicle generation. Following the first expansion stage with a maximum capacity of 250,000 battery systems, the second expansion stage has started up with the…

🕘 16/04/2021

Siemens’s Digital Twin car design game drives next generation towards engineering

Siemens has launched a new free, fun, online car design simulation game to inspire children’s interest in STEM subjects. The Digital Twin Challenge puts players in the position of chief designer of a new model of car. Aimed at KS3 pupils, 11-14 year old’s, the interactive game involves…

🕘 22/03/2021

Transforming manufacturing resilience could add £26bn of productivity value to the economy

The global omni-channel product and services solutions provider for industrial customers RS Components (RS) has launched the Resilience Index, one of the most comprehensive studies of UK resilience that paints a mixed picture for senior engineers looking to build resilience into their plan…

🕘 12/03/2021

Large investment at Eatron accelerates development of automotive AI for battery management, vehicle dynamics and automated driving

Eatron Technologies is to accelerate the development of automotive-quality Artificial Intelligence (AI), following a seven figure investment by German Tier 1 Hirschvogel Automotive Group. UK-based Eatron is working with vehicle manufacturers worldwide to introduce AI where it can bring the greatest…

🕘 26/02/2021

Gordon Murray Automotive reveals the T.50s Niki Lauda for an on-track experience like no other car

Murray Automotive has unveiled its T.50s Niki Lauda track-focused supercar for the first time. Developed in parallel with the T.50, the most driver-centric supercar ever built, the T.50s Niki Lauda has been conceived, designed and engineered to offer the ultimate on-track driving experience. Like…

🕘 23/02/2021

The Lotus E-R9: next-generation EV endurance racer showcases innovation in powertrains and aerodynamics

Lotus has unveiled the E-R9, a dramatic new design study for a next-generation pure electric endurance racer that could be on the starting grid of circuits around the world for the 2030 season. Finished in striking black and gold – a clear nod to Lotus’ pioneering motorsport heritage…

🕘 17/02/2021

REE Automotive opens new engineering centre of excellence in the UK

REE Automotive (REE), a leader in e-Mobility, which recently announced its merger with 10X Capital Venture Acquisition has setting up a new state-of-the-art Engineering Centre of Excellenceto focus on Electric Vehicle (EV) platform technology. The Engineering Center will spearhead REEcorner and EV…

🕘 16/02/2021