About automobile division

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

Industries or disciplines represented

Automobile engineering has three main disciplines:

  • retail vehicles
  • motorsports
  • 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.

What we do

  • 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.

Regional centres

Automobile Division also has 10 regional centres each with its own committee.
Automobile Division Handbook

Automobile Division Handbook

This handbook contains rules for organising and administering the Division and guidelines for Members and Staff administering the Division.

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