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Mayor opens Ramfoam’s new headquarters as company embraces digital thanks to WMG, University of Warwick

One of the first companies to sign up to the MadeSmarter programme to improve the digital capabilities of smaller businesses has officially opened its new company headquarters and factory in Sandwell, thanks to the help they received from WMG at the University of Warwick.

Crash-resistant glazing installed on the new Coventry Very Light Rail Vehicle

A new form of window glazing featuring a lightweight polymer with an advanced scratch-resistant coating has been installed on the Coventry Very Light Rail vehicle, and could be used in other means of public transport. The new windows are highly resistant to breakage which provides passengers with a step-change in safety.

Wed 14 Jul 2021, 11:47 | Tags: WMG, Coventry, VLR, Sciences

First International safety standard for fully automated driving systems has been published

The use of low speed automated driving systems can contribute to reduction of congestion and carbon emissions all over the world, however the enrolment of such systems has been hampered by the lack of safety standards, until now; as an international group of experts led by WMG, University of Warwick working as part of an ISO technical committee have published the first international safety standard for level 4 automated driving systems.

Thu 08 Jul 2021, 14:31 | Tags: automotive, WMG, autonomous vehicles, Sciences

Additive manufacturing supply chains to be protected from cyber-attacks in light of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted just how vulnerable UK manufacturing supply chains are, as there was an increase in the volume of cyber-enabled attacks on cyber-physical systems. There is therefore an urgent need to develop technologies and methods to support disruption-resilient manufacturing.

Wed 07 Jul 2021, 10:39 | Tags: manufacturing, supply chains, WMG, COVID-19, Sciences

Norton Motorcycles supports student electric motorcycle research with WMG, University of Warwick

The Norton Motorcycle Co Ltd is proud to support students at the University of Warwick who are researching the future of electric racing motorcycles. The group of students undertaking the project are aided by the donation of a sports bike frame by Norton Motorcycles, which has been adapted by the student team to be fitted with an electric powertrain, with batteries and control systems designed in-house.

Wed 30 Jun 2021, 09:24 | Tags: WMG, Batteries, electric vehicles, Warwick Moto, Sciences

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