Ford and GM team up on fuel efficiency

US car making rivals Ford and General Motors (GM) are teaming up to design car parts which will increase their fuel economy, they announced yesterday. Whereas in the UK manual gearboxes are popular, automatic vehicles – with automatic transmission boxes – are dominant in the States. Together the firms will design, develop, engineer, test and […]

Yorkshire gear manufacturing company wins £1.2 million Government grant

A UK gear engineering and manufacturing company has won a Government scheme bid to support manufacturers developing next generation offshore wind technology. David Brown Gear Systems has been granted £1.2 million to help develop its 7MW wind turbine gearbox in Yorkshire. The low weight and compact gearbox is expected to improve cost of ownership and […]