Automotive Supply Chain

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

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