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Advanced Engineering UK 2015 - 4-5 November 2015, Hall 5, NEC, Birmingham UK

Automotive Engineering Show

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Bringing together the UK’s world class automotive engineering industries

Hosted as part of the Advanced Engineering UK 2015 group of events, and now incorporating Auto Electronics, the Automotive  Engineering Show represents UK’s only 100% dedicated show and open conference for Automotive body, chassis, powertrain and supply chain engineering, supporting the UK’s multiple vehicle design, development, production & integration engineering programmes – from Passenger Car, Performance Vehicle, CV, Bus & Truck, Motorcycle, Specialist, Low Carbon Vehicle & Engine sectors.

The Exhibition


Magna International, McLaren, Automotive and Ricardo UK are just three of the major new names joining this year’s Automotive Engineering Show, providing attending engineering groups with its biggest yet showcase of latest technologies, and industry leading suppliers and partners. The integrated Auto Electronics show stream supports the drive to new levels of vehicle functionality, safety and efficiency, including exciting developments in infotainment and telematics.

Design, Development, Testing, Production, Assembly, Supply Chain

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200+ specialist UK & international exhibitors will combine on this year’s Automotive Engineering (and related Auto Electronics) show floor areas, presenting latest partners & technologies supporting the Body/Chassis, Engine/Transmission, Interior, Exterior, Electrics, Electronics & developing Low Carbon vehicle sectors.

Exhibits profile – invited exhibitors from groups including:

  • Volume & Specialist industry ‘Tier’ Parts & Components & sub-systems suppliers  -covering: Engine & Transmission, Auto Exterior, Auto Interior, Body / Chassis, Brake/Steering/Suspension, Electronics, Electrical  & Multi Area components/parts engineering consumables.
  • Low Carbon Vehicles – technology / components  / storage suppliers
  • Automotive  sub-contract & engineering service providers (inc ISO/TS 16949  / ISO 9001 certification  – includes:Technology & Equipment providers – supporting design, test, production, manufacturing, assembly, systems eng. & MRO processes.


    • Engineering design/development services
    • Materials Processing shops
    • Testing, evaluation & inspection services
    • Raw materials suppliers
    • Jigs & tooling suppliers
    • Standard parts suppliers
    • Electronics contract manufacturers
  • Innovation providers & support organisations – across the Automotive sector
  • Industry technology transfer/representative  bodies  & consultants

Co locating in the same hall with: Aero Engineering; Composites Engineering Show; Performance Metals Engineering; Auto Electronics

Who Should Attend?

Invited Attendee Profile  include:

Engineers, management and procurement involved in auto design, development, test, production, assembly, inspection and more. . . from:

  • UK OEM volume passenger Car/MPV & SUV manufacturers
  • UK  volume Commercial Vehicle, Bus, Coach & Truck manufacturers
  • UK volume Engine Manufacturing operations
  • UK Industrial, Utility, Leisure & Military vehicle manufacturers
  • UK Low carbon & electric vehicle manufacturers
  • Low volume sports & performance vehicle manufacturers
  • Low volume industrial & utility manufacturers
  • Heavy Vehicle chassis & coach building organisations
  • Self-build vehicle manufacturers
  • Low volume engine manufacturers
  • ALL tier 1 companies PLUS supporting tier 2, 3 & 4 parts, components, systems & subassembly producers – covering:Engineering Businesses wishing to break into the automotive supply chain
    • Body and Chassis engineering
    • Braking, Steering & Suspension
    • Engine & Powertrain engineering
    • Interior & Exterior engineering
    • Electronics & Electrics
  • Design, Development & Manufacturing partners
  • Engineering Businesses wishing to break into the automotive supply chain
  • International supply chain procurement organisations

Attendees from major companies included: 


Jaguar Land Rover, BMW Mini, Honda of the UK Manufacturing, Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK,  Nissan Design Europe, Vauxhall Motors, Wrightbus, Rolls Royce Motor Cars, Aston Martin Lagonda, Bentley Motors, Lotus Cars, Ford Motor Company, Briggs Automotive Company, Magna International, Plaxton, Alexander Dennis Ltd, Cummins UK, Delphi Diesel Systems, Cosworth, Siemens Automotive, Johnson Matthey, Eaton Trucks, Morgan Motor Company, Caterpillar, Caterham, Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains, JCB, Caparo Group, Stadco Automotive, Cab Automotive Ltd, CAT-Perkins Engines, Autoliv, Tata Motors, Williams Advanced Engineering, Lear Corporation, Dura Automotive, The London Taxi Company, SAIC Motor UK, Mclaren Racing, Emerald Automotive, Williams F1, Red Bull Technology, TRW Automotive, Rimstock PLC, Marussia F1, Drayson Racing Technologies, Meritor HVBS, Delphi Automotive LLP, Force India F1, Axon Automotive, Yongqiang Carmichael, Supacat Limited, Lawrence Automotive Interiors, B&W – Automotive, Scuderia Toro Rosso, Pirelli Tyres UK, Honeywell Turbo Technologies, Thyssenkrupp Systems Engineering,  Cummins Turbo, Prodrive, Williams Hybrid Power, Flybrid Automotive, Plastic Omnium, hofer powertrain UK


…. but to name a few

Contact us for further information

2014 Open Conference Overview

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Part of the UK’s largest free to attend conference programme for the advanced engineering sector – spanning SIX show floor parallel open presentation theatres.

Key ‘Aero Engineering’ session themes included in the 2014 programme:

Automotive Lightweighting
Vehicle Developmental Analysis, Testing & Evaluation
Automotive: Glazing Providing Fuel Consumption Reduction
Automotive Market Sector – Intelligence Insight
Partnering & Supporting Innovation
UK Automotive Engineering & Manufacturing Market Sector Update
Automotive Composites – Materials & Process Innovation
Regional Focus: Automotive Technologies
Automotive Test & Development Engineering
New Product Introduction (NPI) Automotive Sector
Evolving Automotive Metals
Materials Finishing: Materials & Process Innovation
Non-Electric Hybrid Systems for Buses
Automotive Fuel Cells
Advanced  Composites for Niche Vehicle Applications
Automotive Foam Materials Innovation
Automotive  Metals Innovation
Race to Road: Motorsport to Automotive Technology Transfer
Structural & Fatigue Test Management
Advanced Propulsion Centre – Presentation & Panel Discussion
Vehicle ARchitectures for CITY cars: VARCITY Project Insight
Developing  an Ultra-Low Carbon, Ultra Safe Vehicle for Young Drivers – CYD Project
Automotive   Design Simulation: STRIVE Project
Jaguar Land Rover Focus: Future Research Priorities
Polymeric Materials  in Automotive
Innovations   in Focus: David Brown Speedback & McLaren 650S
Composite Materials & Process Innovations (Automotive/Vehicles sector focus)
Innovative Powertrain
Smart Factories of the Future
The Formula E Battery
Innovations in Focus: Tauro V8 Spider, Quadski, Lotus Exige 

CHECK FULL PROGRAMMES – for speakers, topics & times of presentations

Visitors get post-event access to all available* 2014 presentation material via personal log-in & password

*subject to speaker release




13.30-14.30pm  (Forum#6)


SMMT’s Award for Automotive Innovation – 5 Shortlisted Nominees Hosted by The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders)


SMMT Award for Automotive Innovation – introduction

Rob Genway-Hayden , GKN Fellow of Engineering, GKN Driveline Vice President Product Technology AWD Systems and Global Chief Engineer for Jaguar Land Rover

  • Carrier Transicold – NaturaLINE
    Carrier Transicold (see show forum boards for speaker details)
  • Dearman Engine Company – The Dearman Engine
    Michael Ayres, Group Managing Director, Dearman Engine Company
  • Jaguar Land Rover – Ingenium Engine
    Daniel Buckley, Programme Manager – Ingenium, Jaguar Land Rover
  • Torotrak Flybrid – Flybrid KERS for bus applications
    Jon Hilton, Product Development & Sales Director, Torotrak
  • Vocis Ltd – Hybrid power shifting automated manual transmission
    Marco Fracchia, Technical Specialist, Vocis Ltd



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