UK automotive industry quickly up to top speed

The Evoque being manufactured at Halewood. Photography attributed to JLR.
Posted on 26 Feb 2016 by Fred Tongue

In January, car manufacturers in the UK saw a strong start to 2016 with output up 8% compared to the same month last year, according to official figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

The total output of cars for the month was 137,552, which is the best January performanc…

SOLIDWORKS World 2016: Taking it all in

Gian Paolo on the main stage at SOLIDWORKS World 2016 in Dallas, Texas.
Posted on 4 Feb 2016 by Tim Brown
SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2016 (SWW16) - Day 1: The call for General Session doors to open at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center in Dallas came just after 8:00am. Seconds later, spurred on by the thunderous sounds of AC/DC, the world’s best engineers quite literally sprinted (see circa the 28 second mark in the top video) through Hall D to claim their seats at one of the biggest shows in design technology.