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  • Mincer HD Shows Solidarity Following Local Tragedy

    27 Jun 2022

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    Jaguar Land Rover Team Up With What3Words To Offer Geocoding Tech For Drivers

    22 Jun 2022

    Although satellite navigation is a luxury that far surpasses stopping in a layby with an A3 road atlas, we’ve come to admit that the technology can be far from perfect.

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    Apple CarPlay To Deepen Its In-Car Technology Offering

    8 Jun 2022

    For commuters, hours spent behind the wheel are no longer an empty abyss of flipping through radio stations until the office car park beckons.

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  • MAT Foundry Embrace AI-Powered Monitizer | PRESCRIBE To Drive Smarter Green Initiatives

    18 Mai 2022

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    What Are Backing Plates and Do We Really Need Them?

    16 Mai 2022

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    The Highway Code Change That Will Allow TV To Be Watched In Self-Driving Cars

    11 Mai 2022

    While congestion is here to stay – for a while yet, anyway – a new announcement could provide motorists with a means of catching those opening credits and/or kick-off in transit.

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    What Is Fuel Duty and How Is It Calculated?

    21 Apr 2022

    In 2022, UK petrol and diesel prices surged to record levels, paving the way for what many have described as a cost-of-living crisis.

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    Revealed: The Country That Produces The Best Cars

    21 Apr 2022

    It’s a debate as old as the automobile itself: which country produces the best cars? Well, now we know. Sort of.

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    300,000 Public EV Chargers To Be Available In The UK By 2030

    13 Apr 2022

    When it comes to purchasing a new car, the idea of switching from petrol to plug-in can be daunting – and with a ban on new fuel vehicle sales looming in 2030, there’s not a whole lot of time to change public perception.

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  • MAT Foundry Advance Eco Efforts With Sand Reclamation

    12 Apr 2022

    Sand is a vital resource in many manufacturing practices – particularly when producing parts for the automotive or construction industries.

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    EV Investment Expands with Ford Electric University

    17 Mar 2022

    With electric vehicles hailed as the future of car ownership, Ford have decided to turbo-power their commitment to the market with an all-new ‘Electric University’ EV Training School.

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    Changing How We Speak About Automated Vehicles

    21 Feb 2022

    Whether you’re tantalised or terrified by the prospect of “self-driving” cars, one thing’s for certain – automotive technology is working hard to assist drivers and reduce their on-road workload.

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    2021 Global Automotive Sales Trends

    21 Feb 2022

    Globally, the UK remains in the top 10 for automotive sales – but in 2021, its market for new passenger cars sunk to an all-time low, with a decrease of 28.7% on pre-pandemic numbers.

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    Connected Cars: The Next Generation of In-Car Technology

    27 Jan 2022

    With Smart Home technology working its way from ‘space-age’ to ‘run-of-the-mill’ in the mind of consumers, it was only a matter of time until the giants of IoT and automotive put their pedals to the metal.

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    Best Selling Cars of 2021: The EV Takeover

    12 Jan 2022

    Since the emergence of COVID-19, the motor industry has experienced a sales slump – but the release of the 2021 closing figures gave a glimmer of hope, not least for the growing electric vehicle (EV) sector.

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    New Rating System Launched To Rank Efficiency of Electric Vehicles

    16 Dez 2021

    By the end of this year sales of electric vehicles in the UK are expected to tip 300,000.

    It’s high time then that motorists were able to gauge the efficiency of EVs in the same way they can home appliances like washing machines.

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    The Dutch Aqueduct That Allows Cars To Travel Underwater... Sort Of

    15 Dez 2021

    It’s been described as the coolest road in the world and, in light of new drone footage, few would dispute that assessment.

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    'Braking' Down Our Brakes: Race Cars vs. Standard Cars

    23 Nov 2021

    Track days are for pushing sport and race cars to the limit.

    Only a fool, or a TopGear presenter, would gun a standard road car around the likes of Brands Hatch or Donnington Park.

    Image and ambition aside, there’s another very good reason for that. Brakes.

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    Women In Automotive Continue To Steer Success

    22 Nov 2021

    For the motor industry, fuelling female representation is a hot topic.

    According to Deloitte’s Women in Automotive Industry report, 90% of women feel they are under-represented in leadership positions.

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    What Is A Camshaft and How Does It Work? (Infographic)

    16 Nov 2021

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    Williams Set To Become F1s First Climate Positive Team

    18 Okt 2021

    It’s been 24 years since Williams last produced a Formula 1 world champion.

    In that period they’ve had precious little to shout about, the nadir surely being three consecutive last place finishes between 2018 and 2020.

    But now the legendary constructors are looking to pip their rivals to a rather different title.

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    Google Maps Goes Green - How Drivers Can Now Plan Carbon Friendly Routes

    14 Okt 2021

    The eyes of the world will be on Glasgow this month as the highly anticipated COP26 gets underway.

    For the first time in six years, international governments will convene to thrash out means of tackling global warming.

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    How Driverless Vehicles Will Soon Deliver Your Shopping

    21 Sep 2021

    Supermarkets have long delivered but imagine having your groceries ferried to you by way of a self-driving car. Never mind crowds, this would remove all human interaction from the weekly shop…to the delight of agoraphobics and despairing dads everywhere.

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    Aston's Are Forever: The Story Behind James Bond's Newest Car

    10 Aug 2021

    “Now pay attention 007…” was for decades the cue that Q - James Bond’s faithful quartermaster - was about to provide a detailed rundown on our favourite secret agent’s newest car… ejector seat and all.

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    Eurac Secure Electric Forklift Trucks

    9 Aug 2021

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    The Steering Wheel Made For Real and Virtual Racing

    12 Jul 2021

    Racing and gaming have long been two of man’s greatest passions. The latter is seen as the next best thing for millions of boy racers who dream of getting behind the wheel of a supercar. But what if those two loves could be combined?

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    A New Era For Classic Cars?

    12 Jul 2021

    The classic car market is still worth a staggering £5 billion a year. That eye-watering figure is proof, were it needed, that a passion for vintage motors remains undiminished. The question is whether that will still be the case if they become undrivable?

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    MAT Machining Europe Increase Output With New IoT Solution

    7 Jun 2021

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    Can Vertically Mounted Batteries Increase The Range of Electric Vehicles?

    7 Jun 2021

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    What Would An Apple Car Mean For The Automotive Industry?

    11 Mai 2021

    An exclusive story published in the Korea Times this month has left many of the world’s leading automakers quaking in their boots.

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    Which Carmaker Will Have The Best Sounding EV?

    11 Mai 2021

    There’s something sacred about the roar of an engine. The sound of a sports car moving through the gears and gathering speed is enough to make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up.

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    The T.50s: Gordon Murray's Supercar Tribute to Niki Lauda

    14 Apr 2021

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    Automotive Components: Ductile Iron vs. Grey Iron

    13 Apr 2021

    The MAT Foundry Group is one of the world’s foremost manufacturers of cast and machined components for the automotive sector.

    And it may surprise you to learn a great many of those are still forged from iron.

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    MAT Foundry Group Green Initiatives (INFOGRAPHIC)

    22 Mar 2021

    The MAT Foundry Group is committed to reducing our environmental impacts year-on-year. Learn more about the measures that help us improve efficiency, reduce waste and recycle materials.

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    Is The Engineering Gender Gap Closing?

    10 Mar 2021

    International Women’s Day 2021 was dominated by one woman in particular.

    While the eyes of the world were trained on an explosive TV interview, there were a smattering of headlines that spoke of something far more important, at least in our eyes.

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    How Will The Aptera Solar Power Car Work?

    10 Mar 2021

    16 years ago a small start-up company from California set out to launch a three wheeled car powered by solar energy.

    An ambitious and apparently unrealistic project, the Aperta 2e soon lacked for finance and meaningful progress. Alas, the concept was ultimately shut down, along with its parent company in 2011.

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    How Do Foundry Pouring Units Work?

    10 Mar 2021

    Pouring is fundamental to the output and success of any foundry.

    It’s from such sites that metal castings originate, but not without state-of-the-art equipment and a trusted process. Eurac Poole can count on both.

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    ExPlore: Transforming Cars Into A Third Living Space

    9 Feb 2021

    This year’s Consumer Electronics Show was a pared down event, for obvious reasons. While Coronavirus may have deprived the annual showcase of crowds, there was, as ever, no shortage of astonishing tech debuted.

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    What Is Regenerative Braking and How Does It Work?

    9 Feb 2021

    As the UK moves towards full electrification, we can expect to hear a lot more about regenerative braking. Defined as the ‘recovery of kinetic energy’ whilst slowing a car, it’s one of the obvious benefits of electric vehicles, which most of us will be driving from 2030 onwards.

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    What Is Double Clutching? [INFOGRAPHIC]

    25 Jan 2021

    Double clutching is an old school driving technique used to shift down through gears. Our infographic depicts how and asks whether drivers need to.

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    Coming Soon: Road Cameras That Target Tailgaters

    12 Jan 2021

    As New Year’s resolutions go Highway England’s bid to end tailgating is surely one of the more ambitious.

    A problem as old as motorways themselves, it’s hoped modern technology could provide a crucial breakthrough, reducing incidents and accidents alike.

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    VW Prepare To Launch Mobile Charging Robot For Electric Vehicles

    12 Jan 2021

    Ardent critics of electric vehicles often point to range, or a lack thereof, as one of the primary reasons for staunch and continued opposition.

    As the UK moves towards full electrification within the next decade, improving infrastructure nationwide will be a priority for this and successive governments.

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    How The Chameleon Became Europe's First 3D Printed EV

    10 Dez 2020

    Covid-19 may have put paid to production lines across the world in 2020 but no pandemic can stifle creativity, nor inspired feats of engineering. Europe’s first 3D-printed electric vehicle is proof of that.

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    Formula 1's Halo: The Safety Device That Saved Grosjean's Life

    10 Dez 2020

    Formula 1 is still reeling from the horror crash involving Haas driver Romain Grosjean.

    Seconds into November’s Bahrain Grand Prix, the Swiss driver collided with rival Daniil Kyvaat’s Alpha Tauri, before hurtling into a nearby crash barrier at a speed of 137mph.

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    Could Our Phones Soon Identify Car Faults?

    12 Nov 2020

    Could motorists soon have the ability to diagnose car faults themselves, without the input of a mechanic? That future has moved a step closer thanks to a recent announcement from Skoda.

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    The Battle To Become The Fastest Production Car In The World

    12 Nov 2020

    For the third time in as many years the world record for the fastest production car on earth has been broken. Or has it?

    In a twist akin to a presidential election, Shelby Super Cars’ Tuatara hybrid claimed victory, only to see its triumphant runs first disputed, then expunged from the history books.

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    What Is The New Grading System for Self-Driving Cars?

    15 Okt 2020

    The results of the world’s first independent test of driver assistance systems make for interesting reading, particularly for one Elon Musk.

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    The Walking Car Will Change Everything

    15 Okt 2020

    At what point does a car cease to be a car?

    For many it’s the second four wheels leave the ground, hence the somewhat mixed response to the Pal-V. However, what if the vehicle sprouts legs and begins roaming roads?

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