TWI's experience and expertise adds value to the business of its automotive sector Members, who include vehicle manufacturers, component and assembly suppliers, materials suppliers, specialist vehicle builders, and motorsport specialists including Formula 1.
Our multi-disciplinary staff help Members to devise and implement workable solutions from concept development, through manufacture to recycling - for all engine types, from 'traditional' internal combustion engine vehicles to electric, fuel cell and hybrid vehicles.
The automotive industry is facing huge pressures to achieve sustainable, low-carbon products at an affordable price. TWI can advise on new products and manufacturing processes, and ensure that Members have access to industry best practice through technology transfer and training in a range of technologies including laser, resistance/spot, arc and friction stir welding.
The competition for ever-greater performance in motorsport is relentless. TWI works with motorsport companies, not least F1 teams, to develop and implement cutting edge technologies.
Our strategy is to add value to our Members’ projects by working with them to reduce costs, develop innovative solutions and add functionality to their products or services. Example project areas include: