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September 2020
01 October 2020
Advanced engineering and manufacturing Centre of Excellence to be built in Daventry »
Daventry has been unveiled as the new home for an advanced engineering and manufacturing Centre of Excellence. JRM, a co...
30 September 2020
Racing cars with body parts made from renewable raw materials »
The Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR will tackle this year’s Nürburgring 24-hour race featuring a complete body kit mad...
28 September 2020
Domenicali to become new CEO of Formula 1, with Carey becoming non-executive chairman »
Stefano Domenicali is to become President and CEO of Formula 1 in January 2021, with Chase Carey, the current Chairman and...
25 September 2020
UIM E1 World Electric Powerboat Series: First-ever electric powerboat world championship announced »
The world’s first electric powerboat championship was launched today at the Monaco Yacht Club with plans for a global seri...
23 September 2020
Williams Advanced Engineering appointed exclusive battery system supplier for the LMDh regulations »
WAE awarded battery contract for LMDh regulations, a common vehicle platform created by ACO and IMSA which will compete in...
23 September 2020
Professional MotorSport World Expo - Show Postponement »
Please see below a statement from Tony Robinson, Chairman & CEO, UKI Media & Events Ltd regarding the postponement...
22 September 2020
Aston Martin wins the 24 Hours of Le Mans and clinches the WEC Manufacturers’ Title »
Aston Martin Racing wins the 88th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Alex Lynn, Maxime Martin and Harry Tincknell take GT...
22 September 2020
Hypermotive, EP Barrus and HPi-CEproof make waves in the zero-emissions leisure marine sector »
MIA Business Excellence ‘New Markets’ award winners are making waves in the marine sector! Responding to the UK’s 201...
22 September 2020
SMMT Open Forum Digital: Funding & Support »
Event Information Date: Tuesday, 29 September 2020 Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm Venue: Online (GoToWebinar/Zoom/Remo)...
21 September 2020
SPAL Automotive UK Appoints its First Brushless Distributor »
SPAL Automotive UK has appointed T7 Design Ltd, an innovative HVAC manufacturer and supplier, as the first official distri...
21 September 2020
ABB FIA Formula E Championship -first sport with certified net zero carbon footprint from inception »
  Global electric racing series becomes first sport to achieve a net zero carbon footprint dating back to inception...
21 September 2020
Xtrac appointed sole gearbox supplier for new hybrid 'LMDh' class of sports car endurance racing »
  The Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) and International Motorsports Association (IMSA) have announced that Xtrac wi...
17 September 2020
Green distilleries competition - funding technology that enables use of low carbon fuel »
The motorsport and high performance engineering industry is often praised for its energy-efficient technologies and capabi...
17 September 2020
Talented transport tech start-ups to receive funding boost of over £1 million »
Latest round of T-TRIG funding is open to entrepreneurs and innovators looking to create a better transport system. I n...
17 September 2020
A Note From PRI President Dr. Jamie Meyer On The 2020 Trade Show »
16 September 2020 Dear PRI Exhibitors, Attendees, and Race Fans, Despite the great efforts of PRI staff, the city of Ind...
16 September 2020
AP Racing launches FIA approved fixed-floor mounted pedal box »
AP Racing, the world-renowned manufacturer of performance brake and clutch systems, has launched an all-new floor mounted...
15 September 2020
MIA member Zircotec increase capacity ten-fold following £2.5M investment »
Automotive and motorsports heat management specialists Zircotec, based near Oxford, is set to grow significantly this year...
14 September 2020
Porsche provides overview of EV battery state of play »
Battery performance is still a limiting factor to the widespread adoption of EVs by the buying public, with range anxiety...
14 September 2020
Niche Vehicle Network - Feasibility Study Competition Now Open »
Sponsored by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), the Niche Vehicle Feasibility Competition is providing SMEs and...
14 September 2020
ARM: what does the future hold for procurement and supply chain? »
ARM's sister company, Serocor Projects, recently spoke to procurement and supply chain directors across their network to f...
10 September 2020
Billions invested in electric vehicle range but nearly half of UK buyers still think 2035 too soon »
Billions invested in electric vehicle range but nearly half of UK buyers still think 2035 too soon to switch 04 SEPTEMBE...
04 September 2020
Back at last! Nitro drag racing returns to Santa Pod next weekend »
NOT The European Finals presented by STP Santa Pod Raceway Fri.11 – Sun.13 September 2020 The crackle and bark...
04 September 2020
Crown Commercial Services (CCS) - SME Engagement Survey »
Crown Commercial Services - CCS As the biggest public procurement organisation in the UK, CCS uses its commercial expe...
04 September 2020
Ricardo delivers major European report on the lifecycle impacts of road vehicles »
Ricardo delivers major European report on the lifecycle impacts of road vehicles Ricardo experts in sustainable transpor...
03 September 2020
Newspress announced as MIA media partner »
    Newspress announced as MIA media partner Newspress, the automotive industries leading press i...
01 September 2020
AVL RACING launch Piezoelectric Brake Torque Sensor »
AVL RACING Piezoelectric Brake Torque Sensor Your unique solution for the validation and optimization of brake systems A...