IMechE Automobile Division
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Welcome to the Yorkshire Automobile Division Centre

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 2019-20 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
    19 November 2019 16:30 to 18:30
    Sheffield Hallam University - Sheffield
    Free to register. In this talk, a number of scenarios for automated motion control are presented. For the feasible ones, algorithms are presented, while a reality check is made for the more fantastic visions of automated driving. - Friends and Family welcome to join. Non-Members welcome. - This event counts towards CPD.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    26 November 2019 18:30 to 20:00
    University of Bradford - Bradford
    The lecture will chart the history and products of Bentley Motors since its founding by Walter Owen Bentley in 1919; “to build a fast car, a good car, the best in its class”; through the Le Mans’ successes of the 1920’s; right up to the present day under the ownership of Volkswagen AG as the world’s leading luxury car brand. This will culminate in an overview of the stunning all new third generation Continental GT. This event counts towards CPD.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Seminar
    04 March 2020 19:00 to 21:00
    Sheffield Hallam University - Sheffield
    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**Please register online to enable event planning**
    Industry: Automobile
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