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Energy harvesting inside tyres

A technology that could see tyres generate electricity whilst driving is being developed by engineers in Japan.








UK's first HGV platooning project begins

The first real-world operational trial of platooning vehicles is due to take place later this year. The £8.1 million trial, funded by the Department for Transport (DfT) and Highways England, includes ...




Heathrow’s autonomous baggage dollies

Aurrigo, the UK’s autonomous vehicle specialist, has developed a new way of transporting luggage around airports. The company was approached by International Airlines Group (IAG) to use its ...




Powerful laser could boost car manufacturing

With the ability to cut and shape ultra-high-strength boron steel up to one thousand times faster than existing technology, a new precision pulse laser looks set to boost the car industry with a 10% ...



UK Autodrive findings released

In December 2014 UK Autodrive was named as the largest of three successful consortia to be selected in response to Innovate UK’s ‘Introducing driverless cars to UK roads’ competition. In late 2018 ...



‘Revolutionary’ 3D digital display technology

Vision Engineering has unveiled what it calls a revolutionary digital 3D stereoscopic display technology. Unlike traditional mono digital microscopes, Vision Engineering’s Deep Reality Viewer (DRV) ...








Are you ready for the GPS rollover?

At 1am BST on 7 April 2019 (midnight 6 April UTC) the Global Positioning System (GPS) method for counting time will reach its maximum limit and will reset, or rollover, potentially affecting the ...

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BEEAs 2019 shortlist

MA Business, publisher of New Electronics and Eureka magazines, is delighted to ...