IMI MAGAZINE - february 2018

Shaping the future

Denis Naberezhnykh, Head of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles at Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), may have a surname that supplants even my own in the ‘confusion over how to pronounce it’ stakes - but its confusion over the future of UK transportation that he is most keen on alleviating.

Published on 07 Feb 2018


Down but not out

Given the SMMT is the source of the data it only seems fair that Mike Hawes, its chief executive, should be first to the platform. "The decline in the new car market is concerning," he says, "but it’s important to remember demand remains at historically high levels. More than 2.5 million people drove away in a new car last year, benefitting from the latest, safest, cleanest and most fuel efficient technology."

Published on 07 Feb 2018


An electric shock for jobs

The transition to electrified vehicles is coming, whether the automotive industry likes it or not. Global sentiment around the importance of sustainable and green technology has improved dramatically, and whilst just a few years ago the idea of fully electric or even autonomous vehicles was a distant dream now it’s very much a reality.

Published on 07 Feb 2018



Also in this issue

Children of the forest

Visiting a newly built STEM centre

A mixed bag

The contrasting fortunes of vehicle manufacturers in 2017

Reframing the industry

The need to change tack to ensure survival

Review your values

The unsustainability of the current PCP model

Jargon busting

Excising sales cant when selling warranties

Shaping the future

Planning the transport of tomorrow

Down but not out

Industry reaction to the new car sales figures for 2017

An electric shock for jobs

How the transition to electrified powertrains could impact automotive jobs

The hijacking of diagnostics

How diagnostics has diverged from its origins

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