To significantly reduce its design-to-manufacture time, Briggs Automotive Company (BAC), the British manufacturer of the recently launched elite supercar Mono R, turned to Stratasys and its FDM 3D printing
From humble Scottish roots, Ian Callum has impacted a global industry, re-imagined the Jaguar brand and along the way created icons many of us lust to own or drive. Paul Stead was privileged to spend 90 minutes with the - until very recently - director of design at Jaguar’s HQ in Coventry.
The car industry faces a tricky transition to electrification in the next decade, something that will define the sector’s future prosperity. UK car makers are already taking action to ensure they remain at the forefront of the global automotive industry, as these five electrification success stories demonstrate.
From vehicles and consumer electronics, to healthcare devices and energy generation, every aspect of our lives has become increasingly dependent on batteries. As such, the commercial opportunities around innovative new energy storage technologies has become a strategic focus – not to mention a significant new revenue driver – for individual businesses, research institutions and entire nations.
The electrification of the car industry is happening, but for deeply-rooted supply chains that task is proving tricky. We spoke to the Advanced Propulsion Centre, an institute that is helping to drive an electric future forward for automotive manufacturers.
Jaguar Land Rover's recent calls for a UK ‘gigafactory’ to ease the transition to electrification for the struggling car industry appear more relevant than ever, as plans for a new range of electric cars at its Castle Bromwich plant are revealed.