Engineering Automotive & Transport

HS2 launches Florence – first giant tunnelling machine

2 weeks ago — Quick Read

HS2 has launched its first enormous tunnel boring machines (TBMs). The machine, Florence, is the first of ten and will dig around 64 miles of the tunnel during the first...

Prince Philip’s funeral hearse is a modified Land Rover Defender

2 months ago — Long Read

Prince Philip's funeral hearse is a modified Land Rover Defender – symbolic of a pioneering, practical Britain The ceremonial funeral of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, will take place...

Ocado invests in self-driving tech

2 months ago — Quick Read

Online food retailer Ocado is steering itself towards self-driving tech with a £10m stake in Oxbotica The major push into autonomous driving technology sees Ocado team up Oxbotica as it...

VW reveal working prototype of autonomous robotic charging point

5 months ago — Quick Read

Volkswagen has revealed its' working prototype for a robot which can autonomously charge your electric cars.

How coronavirus made 2020 the year of the electric bike

6 months ago — Deep Dive

Walking and cycling gained a higher profile than ever in 2020 as a result of the pandemic. Governments around the world encouraged individuals to go on foot or take their...

Will AI ‘SantaNet’ end up destroying the world?

6 months ago — Quick Read

The ghost of Christmas yet to come: how an AI 'SantaNet' might end up destroying the world Within the next few decades, according to some experts, we may see the...