About the automobile division

Automobile engineers design, develop and produce vehicles and their constituent parts.

There are three main disciplines within automobile engineering: retail vehicles, motorsports and mass transportation.

Within these fields, an engineer will usually specialise in a particular working area, including bodywork, engine systems, fuel technology and emissions, electronics and control systems, fluid mechanics and aerodynamics.

There are 10 regional centres within the Automobile Division which deliver a diverse range of high-quality activities and services.

The Automobile Division aims to:

  • Facilitate the exchange of information and ideas
  • Provide an international focus for technology transfer throughout the automotive industry
  • Promote the value of professional engineering as a career
  • Develop strong links with kindred associations in the UK, Europe and world-wide
  • Represent the interests of the automotive industry as a whole to decision makers within Government
  • Achieve wider recognition and understanding of the importance of automotive engineering in terms of its contribution to the economy and society
  • Promote the multidisciplinary nature of automotive engineering
  • Provide a professional home for all automotive engineers active in the industry

The Automobile Division also has the following Regional Committees:

 

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