The Motorcycle Helmet Safety Ratings: SNELL, DOT and ECE Helmets

We're here today to talk to about the difference between DOT, Snell and ECE helmet ratings. When people go to buy a helmet, many people look at the stickers on the back. There are still numerous performance testing standards from different agencies. Some standards are issued by the government, whereas...

SMMT Automotive Quality Management Systems Conference

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) invites automotive quality management professionals to attend the inaugural Automotive Quality Management Systems (AQMS) Conference,  20th-21st November 2018, NEC Birmingham. The two day conference aims to raise quality standards in the UK automotive industry through the dissemination of the latest thinking in tools,...

SMMT Annual Dinner

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders’ Annual Dinner is one of the most exclusive events in the automotive calendar, attended by over 1,000 guests from industry, government and the media. This year’s Dinner took place on Tuesday 27 November 2018 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, and was hosted by our...

Nasa’s Next X-plane Passes Major Review

NASA has officially committed to a three-year development timeline that will lead to the first flight of its X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) aircraft. This critical milestone comes after a rigorous review, called “Key Decision Point-C (KDP-C),” that confirmed NASA’s continued support of the X-59 in terms of funding. It establishes an achievable...

BorgWarner Integrated Drive Module in Testing Phase

BorgWarner’s new integrated Drive Module (iDM - left), currently in development, takes key propulsion-system elements for electrified vehicles and bundles those into a self-contained package. Comprised of an electric motor, transmission, power electronics and motor controller/inverter, the iDM system could reach the global market as early as the 2021 model...