Friday, 27 May 2016

Former JLR manger jailed for ''road-rage' driving

Andrew Nay, former venue manager at JguarLandRover (JLR) who left two young sisters paralysed after a "road rage" crash in Northamptonshire, UK, has been jailed this afternoon for four-and-a-half years.

Daimler invests €3 billion in new engines

Mercedes-Benz claims it is the first manufacturer to put diesel-engined vehicles on the market that already fulfil the stricter emission limits planned for the EU as of September 2017.

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

BMW’s eAxle nod gives others the push

BMW is the industry benchmark. It is every vendor’s aim to have BMW heading its reference list.

Saturday, 21 May 2016

Study examines aluminium vs iron energy balance

The conclusions of a Cranfield University project into the life cycle energy analysis of aluminium versus cast iron, and its implications for the automotive industry, will be published before the year end of 2016.

Citan gets six-speed dual-clutch automatic

Feeling pressure from competitors such as Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz Vans has introduced dual-clutch automatic transmission (DCT) versions of Citan.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

UK driverless cars set to get moving

In the coming few months, eyes will be turned to the UK CITE project – a bid by the UK government to fund autonomous vehicles as work by consortium partners gathers momentum.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

G&W pushes for more CV engine work

Specialist UK-based foundry expert Grainger & Worrall (G&W) is hoping it can attract business from the commercial vehicle (CV) powertrain market following the purchase of a second digital sand printer.

Millbrook test cells ready next month

Millbrook Group expects its new engine test cells will be completed and ready for use by the end of next month.

Saturday, 7 May 2016