Engineering Automotive & Transport

7 Reasons – Why is global transport is so hard to decarbonise?

3 weeks ago — Deep Dive

Transport accounts for 21% of global carbon emissions. It is now the largest emitting sector in many developed countries. While Europe and North America dominate historic transport emissions, much of...

Engineering Anniversaries – Thrust SSC and the World Land Speed Record

2 months ago — Quick Read

Today, 15th October 2021, marks the 20th anniversary of the Thrust SSC team setting the World Land Speed Record of 763.035mph.

From a researcher – Ten ways to cut shipping’s contribution to climate change

3 months ago — Deep Dive

In the middle of this summer’s shocking fires and floods came the grimmest climate science report yet from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, warning of a “code red...

eHighway – Government supports Electrics Roads

4 months ago — Quick Read

The UK government has thrown its weight behind a pilot for eHighways. eHighway aim to combine the efficiency of electrified railroads with the flexibility of trucks by creating a network...

UK’s first Gigafactory proposed for Coventry Airport

5 months ago — Long Read

Coventry could host the UK’s first Gigafactory thanks to a partnership between Coventry Airport and Coventry City Council. The 5.7m-sq-ft Gigafactory would be well placed in the West Midlands which...

Flying car completes first ever city-to-city flight

5 months ago — Quick Read

A staple of Science-fiction has become a reality as the AirCar completed a full 35-minute flight from the international airport in Nitra to the international airport in Bratislava.