Automotive Supply Chain

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…

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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…

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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

Border delays could stall UK automotive industry

By Mike Hawes, The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) chief executive … Across many sectors, British exporters to the EU are clearly facing ongoing difficulties, with border disruption caused by new Brexit red tape, increased costs and the impact of the pandemic on staff all bearing…

🕘 15/02/2021

Convert Ltd supplies David Brown Automotive with complete car-set harnesses

Convert Ltd, UK manufacturer of cable looms and harnesses, is working with David Brown Automotive to supply a full car-set of cable harnesses for their Mini Remastered model. After some months of careful review and development of plans to prove the quality of Convert’s parts and manufacturing…

🕘 27/01/2021

ŠKODA AUTO opens state-of-the-art new Central Pilot Hall at its Mladá Boleslav site

Today, ŠKODA AUTO has put a new Central Pilot Hall into operation at its headquarters. In the development phase of new models, comprehensive analyses will be carried out here and pre-production cars manufactured. They will be subjected to extensive testing by the Technical Development and…

🕘 21/01/2021

New control technology will help heavy-duty vehicles go ‘fossil free'

Libertine, the creator of Smart Engine technology for hybrid electric vehicles and distributed power generation, has demonstrated technology that could help leading truck manufacturers to fulfil pledges to make all heavy-duty vehicles fossil free by 2040. Tests conducted late last year established…

🕘 13/01/2021

Manufacturers more open to innovation because of Covid-19, as Made Smarter Technology Accelerator announces industry partners

New research commissioned by Digital Catapult and the Made Smarter Technology Accelerator reveals that COVID-19 could prove to be a turning point when it comes to UK manufacturers implementing advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, the internet of things or 5G, with 77%…

🕘 06/01/2021

2021 predictions for UK entrepreneurs & SMEs

Mark Supperstone, Managing Partner at ReSolve, a restructuring and investment practice, on how he believes 2021 will pan out for the UK’s entrepreneurs and SMEs: • Further Government assistance for employers. Whilst the furlough scheme was previously slated to end in March, the Chancellor has…

🕘 05/01/2021