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Taking a shot at making car parts from tequila plant

We’re teaming up with tequila maker Jose Cuervo® to see if we can use the leftovers from their production process to make parts for our cars. Jose Cuervo® roasts and grinds agave plants to produce the juices for the famous drink. The waste fibres can be recycled into a tough but attractive material that could […]

Meet the team that really cares for Team Sky

All eyes are on the competition for the iconic yellow jersey at the Tour de France cycle race, but supporting Team Sky’s world-class riders behind the scenes is an unsung team of specialist carers whose work begins long before the race starts and continues long after the riders have crossed the finish line. Led by […]

Quiz: Can you read emoji?

It’s World Emoji Day on July 17 – and what better way to celebrate than trying to figure out the car names we have put into emoji form. For a tougher challenge, try answering before you look at the multiple choice options. Good luck!

Do robots take sugar?

Our new robots can do amazing things – from “shaking hands”, to making a cup of coffee, to enabling us to trial a new approach to building cars. These special collaborative robots – or co-bots – are helping workers fit shock absorbers to Fiestas, a task that requires pinpoint accuracy, strength, and a high level […]

Welcome to Chez Car Park

From cooking in a two-star Michelin restaurant to serving just a few people every night – in a car park – might seem a fall from grace, if those people weren’t the Team Sky riders. Norwegian chef Henrik Orre’s father and brother were both national champion cyclists, and now he helps make sure riders including […]

What do ducks, fighter jets and space have in common?

They all do cool and weird things to sound. Find out more – and what this has to do with cars – in the infographic below.

Taking the squeeze out of The Tube

What if you could find your way around London on foot using a giant map of The Tube superimposed onto the city’s pavements? This is the brainchild of student Jamie Quantrill, whose Streetlines idea is designed to reduce crowding on London Underground, and promote healthier lifestyles by encouraging people to walk rather than ride between […]