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Past Events

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  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    21 April 2016 18:30 to 20:30
    Click on the Title above to REGISTER. Andy Green is the only person to have been supersonic on land, reaching 763.035 mph - Mach 1.0175 - in Richard Noble’s Thrust SSC on October 15 1997. Now they are aiming for 1000 mph. David Tremayne will trace how technology has changed as speeds have risen, and why applied science replaced the heroic ‘hot rod’ mentality.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    19 April 2016 19:00 to 21:00
    Chief Engineer Jon Brown will cover the engineering transportation solutions that Ricardo plc are known for around the world.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    08 December 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    F1 technical commentator Craig Scarborough will provide an appraisal of technology developments in F1 during the 2015 season.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Talk
    21 April 2015 19:00 to 20:00
    Cranfield University - Bedfordshire - Cranfield
    JCB remains the World no. 1 for its iconic backhoe loader but it is also known in agriculture for its revolutionary, unique, high speed farm tractor; the Fastrac. It performs all the normal farming tasks but with ultimate ride comfort and safety and unparalleled road performance.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    19 March 2015 19:00 to 20:30
    Vincent Building Auditorium - Cranfield University - Cranfield
    The huge potential of autonomous (self-driving) vehicles has been identified by the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) as a key growth area, and the LUTZ Pathfinder programme marks our first foray into this exciting sector. Starting in early 2015 the TSC will test 2 seater autonomous pods in an "urban laboratory" using a pavement route agreed with their partners at Milton Keynes Council.
    Industry: Automobile
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