Automobile Division Eastern Centre (formerly Luton AD)

The AD Eastern Centre (AD East) was formerly the Luton Centre.We organise a variety of events held mainly at
  • Cranfield University (Whittle Building, Gold Lecture Theatre) in Bedfordshire and
  • The University of Hertfordshire (Lindop Building) in Hatfield.
We welcome offers to host events at other sites - often related to the topic. Recent sites have included
  • Millbrook Proving Ground,
  • Nissan Technology Centre - Europe (Cranfield),
  • The Works -Aston Martin Lagonda (Newport Pagnell),
  • The Forest Centre (Marston Moretaine, Beds) and
  • The Off-Road-Dynamic Facility at the Centre for Automotive Technology (Cranfield University).
Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    09 December 2014 19:00 to 21:00
    Room A161 Lindop Building
    A unique organisation, The Proving Factory bridges the gap between technology developers, especially SMEs making low carbon prototypes and volume manufacturers. It was launched in March 2013 and provides a new trusted manufacturing, assembly and validation environment and facilities.
    Industry: Automotive
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    19 March 2015 19:00 to 20:30
    Auditorium - Cranfield University - Cranfield
    Starting in early 2015 the Transport System Catapult will test 2 seater autonomous pods in an "urban laboratory" using a pavement route agreed with their partners at Milton Keynes Council.
    Industry: Automotive
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