Advanced Propulsion Centre Automotive Technology Roadmap

After many months of intensive work, on July 3rd and 4th we launched the Automotive Council’s new Automotive Technology Roadmap, published by the APC. It stimulated a lot of debate during editing, leading to an excellent document that combines the expertise of 139 different specialists. The launch brought 15 B2B auto industry journalists together for... Read more

New Automotive Technology Roadmap reveals increasingly complex challenges but also opportunities due to fast changing socio-political needs

Published for the UK’s Automotive Council Thoroughly-researched insights for industry, government and investors to unlock this potentially $1 trillion global market by 20301 Technology choices required to meet emission targets and technical barriers identified No one clear winner – BEV, Hybridisation, Alternative Fuels and Thermal Propulsion Systems will all power vehicles to 2040 Technology implications... Read more

‘Digital Twin’ of Applus+ IDIADA proving ground paves the way for real world trials of autonomous vehicles

Photo-realistic model enables the virtual testing and development of ADAS and autonomous vehicles, before validation at the proving ground and progressing to real-world trials   Hertfordshire, UK, 25th June 2018… UK software specialist, rFpro, is developing a highly accurate virtual model of Applus+ IDIADA’s proving ground to be used for the development of vehicles in... Read more

Prodrive fast-tracks Urgent Operational Requirement for Royal Navy

Prodrive delivers complex 10-week end-to-end programme that upgrades MOD’s most elite ships   Banbury, UK, 21st June 2018… Prodrive Composites has fast-tracked a Design to Manufacture development programme for the Ministry of Defence (MOD). Within a very tight and critical time frame, the business helped deliver an Urgent Operational Requirement for HMS Diamond that optimised... Read more

Brands Hatch Hosts MOOG® Sponsored European NASCAR® Series

Rounds 5 and 6 of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series™ provided high-octane thrills for UK motorsport fans Bradford, UK, 21st June 2018… Federal-Mogul Motorparts is excited to be the official supplier of steering and suspension components to the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series™ for the second year. Following an enthralling 2017 series, MOOG®, the company’s chassis... Read more