Engineering themes

Road transport/Motorsport

A total of 47 items listed.

Steering into unknown territory

Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng

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Making waves; Sustainable manufacturing; Coastal eco-cities collegium; AeroMSc bursary; Manufacturing report; Wireless charging buses

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Changing Gear

Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng

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Academy Awards 2013; Exceptional Talent visas; Ship propulsion; Land speed record; Using local waste as fuel; Diversity progress

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Naming of Prince Philip House; Robert Hooke Trail; Tunnelling champion; With a following wind; Imaging at the nanoscale; Flagship green centre opens; Trophy design competition; Prize-winning wheelchairs

In Brief: short articles and engineering news

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Brompton Folding Bikes

Will Butler-Adams

From its start with handmade prototypes to becoming the largest-volume bicycle manufacturer in the UK, Brompton Bicycle Ltd has become a manufacturing success story through engineering

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Range Rover...with a twist

Roger Stansfield

The winner of the 2012 MacRobert Award, the Range Rover Evoque, combines off-road capabilities with a more energy-efficient engine and a lighter body

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Richard Parry-Jones CBE FREng

Not the retiring type

After a 38-year career spanning R&D, technology and manufacturing leadership at Ford, Parry-Jones is now bringing his expertise to Network Rail in his new role as Chairman
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Lord Drayson FREng

Driving force

The successful entrepreneur and three-time Minister of State is now developing the world’s first ‘Formula E’ electric racing car.
By Michael Kenward OBE

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How low can we go?

Dr Martin Knopf

Downsizing the internal combustion engine is cutting fuel consumption, improving vehicle efficiency and reducing carbon emissions

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Start/Stop engines come of age

Antonios Katirtzidis

The development behind engines that automatically switch off during idling and can significantly reduce fuel consumption and emissions

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Responses to: On Target?; Response to: Electric Vehicles

Ruth Lea; David Cebon FREng and Nick Collings FREng

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