UK Automotive Engineering in the Best of the Web UK Directory

UK Automotive Engineering

Bloodhound SSC

British project aiming to break the the land speed record with a car powered by a jet engine and a rocket, designed to reach approximately 1000 mph. Includes project background, news, educational resources, full car information and details of the supporters' club.

The British Steam Car Challenge

Conceived with the twofold aim of breaking the land speed record for steam powered vehicles as well as creating excitement in the arena of alternate fuels.

CUER - Cambridge University Eco Racing

Design, build and race solar and electric powered cars to explore new technologies for a low-carbon future; provides a guide to their cars and projects, events, news, and contacts.

Durham University Solar Car

A student led project to design and build solar powered cars for competition in international events, and to promote renewable energy technologies. Describes their current project, with news and contacts.


Aims to promote engineering as a rewarding career to young people, and advance sustainable engineering and technology; provides a guide to their racing car projects, with information for participating teams, news and videos, and careers advice.


Provides product engineering, research, testing, information and certification services to the automotive sector; includes a comprehensive guide to their facilities, services, and markets, with case studies, and contacts.

Institute of Automotive Engineer Assessors

Representative body for vehicle damage assessors; provides information on education and training as well as a member directory.

Loughborough University: Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering

Providing an overview of this university department with undergraduate and postgraduate study details in aeronautical and automotive engineering.

Mad Dog Team

An archive of London South Bank University's solar cars, and their achievements in the trans-Australian World and American Solar Challenges.

STATUS - Specialist Transport Advisory and Testing Utility Society

Represents, and offers consultancy and testing services for, organisations involved in low volume manufacture of cars, minibuses, commercial vehicles, and components. With news and contacts.

Team Gwawr

Official site of the Welsh solar car team based at Glyndwr University, Wrexham. Describes their cars, with news, contacts, competitions, and details of outreach work in schools.

Thatcham Research

Provides research and data targeted at reducing the cost of motor insurance claims; includes details of their programmes in vehicle repairs, security, safety, insurance group ratings, and crash testing.

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