IMechE Automobile Division
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Welcome to the Yorkshire Automobile Division Centre

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We represent the automotive interests of the Institution members for the Yorkshire region as defined in this map.  The Centre committee has representatives from the automotive industry across Yorkshire and from regional universities that has strong automotive research and teaching activities.  

Please visit and like / follow our “Facebook” and "Twitter" pages via the menu to get regular updates from us.  
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We extend an open invitation to any member in the region who would like to join us at a committee meeting and have their say on automotive engineering in Yorkshire.  Our Chair Dr. David Bryant or any committee member listed under “Contact Us” in the menu will be pleased to hear from you.
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 Programme of Events

Our 2018-19 program is now finalised

We welcome members and guests to join us at all our events.  These are generally a blend of technical lectures on contemporary automotive engineering subjects, with the occasional historical perspective, and technical visits to industrial sites and university research centres.

Upcoming Events are listed below and full list can be found under “Events ” in the left menu. Click on event title for full details and registration.

Online registration is requested as this helps us manage numbers in terms of the venue capacity and refreshments but the events are free to attend.

A list of “Past Events” is available from the menu along with reports and pictures from these events under “Event Reports”.

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Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    26 February 2019 19:00 to 20:30
    University of Bradford
    CLASS is an Innovate UK part-funded project aiming to design and develop a high volume – low cost carbon fibre suspension component. ** FREE EVENT ** Non-Members Welcome** Pre-Registration recommended**
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Seminar
    13 March 2019 19:00 to 21:00
    University of Hull
    An update from our local university teams about progress and development of their single-seat racing cars for the annual Formula Student competition. ** FREE EVENT ** Non-Members Welcome**
    Industry: Automobile
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Co-Organised Automobile Themed Events

Event Type: Technical visit
Follow above link for latest details
BorgWarner Turbo Systems - Bradford
An opportunity to visit the production facilities for commercial vehicle turbochargers.
Industry: Automobile



Event Type: Technical visit
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AMP Technology Centre - Rotherham
Industry: Automobile


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