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30th April 2021
Driving change to mobility with electrification offering

HORIBA Automotive has announced its electrification offering to the industry which includes solutions for the different stages of vehicle development and evaluation, including material characterisation, component, system and full vehicle testing.

31st March 2021
HORIBA MIRA TOGG partner for electric SUV

TOGG has announced it will be working with UK-based engineering consultancy, HORIBA MIRA, as a key partner during the development of its pioneering electric SUV. The battery electric SUV unveiled last year, is Turkey’s first home-bred vehicle and represents the culmination of Turkey’s progress in industrial technology. It is one of two electric vehicles announced by the automaker, with a C-Sedan concept also announced.

26th November 2020
Autonomous vehicle development centre nears completion in the UK

Self-driving vehicles are a significant step closer to becoming a reality on public roads with the construction of a new ecosystem nearing completion in the Midlands.

13th November 2020
COVID-19: an unexpected re-route for future mobility?

For some time now, the future mobility vision – in which totally autonomous vehicles are an everyday reality and shared mobility services are widely adopted – has been heralded as the future of mass transport. 

10th November 2020
Self-driving boost with 5G deployment

In a welcome boost for Britain’s self-driving revolution, HORIBA MIRA is teaming up with Vodafone to bring 5G to its Midlands headquarters. This latest investment by HORIBA MIRA will see Vodafone deploy and build a 4G and 5G mobile private network at the company’s Nuneaton site.

Test & Measurement
2nd November 2020
Battery ‘shaker’ with electrical and thermal cycling

Responding to soaring demand from the UK automotive industry for advanced battery safety testing, HORIBA MIRA has invested £1.5m in a new Large Climatic Vibration Laboratory and Battery Abuse Facility that also offers electrical and thermal cycling.

16th October 2020
Rugged enclosure enables HORIBA OBS-ONE PEMS for NRMM

HORIBA has launched an advanced rugged enclosure for its versatile OBS-ONE portable emissions measurement system (PEMS), enabling it to be used for the in-service monitoring of real world emissions (RWE) of combustion engine-powered non-road mobile machinery (NRMM) in real-life operational and often harsh environments.

15th October 2020
Automated lane keeping regulations for functional safety

With less than six months until the new UN regulations on Automated Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS) are enabled, automakers are preparing for a new ‘common rulebook’ for Level 3 automation of vehicles. But with an international standard for functional safety already in place, what does best practice look like in the new ALKS era? Here David Ward, Senior Technical Manager for Functional Safety at leading automotive engineering consult...

Test & Measurement
23rd July 2020
HumanDrive scenario-based testing spurs standardisation

HORIBA MIRA has revealed that the government-backed HumanDrive project enabled the automotive engineering firm to demonstrate the benefits scenario-based testing processes can provide in validating autonomous vehicles.

14th July 2020
Contactless engineering creating positive industry legacy

Despite the challenges faced by the automotive industry throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, HORIBA MIRA has stated that one encouraging takeaway has been the marked shift towards remote, contactless engineering services – a move which offers a positive legacy towards mainstream adoption across the industry. 

3rd September 2019
Urgent review of EV testing to tackle range anxiety

An urgent overhaul of how range is determined on electric vehicles (EVs) is needed if the UK is to successfully tackle ‘range anxiety’, according to global engineering and testing consultancy HORIBA MIRA.

11th April 2019
Vehicle resilience technology centre opened

Specialist in advanced automotive engineering, research, development and testing, HORIBA MIRA, has established a new Vehicle Resilience (VRES) Technology Centre at its UK headquarters in Nuneaton, enhancing its test and engineering capabilities. It is an engineering and test facility dedicated to a combined approach to automotive cyber security, functional safety and electromagnetic resilience.

Component Management
3rd April 2019
In-line material analysis for printed electronics manufacturers

OEM of instruments and measurement systems, HORIBA, has successfully implemented in-line, non-destructive, non-intrusive and non-contact material analysis and characterisation techniques into roll-to-roll printed electronics manufacturing to provide quality assurance and improve yield.

Quantum Tech
21st November 2018
Research to develop real-time computational 3D imaging

  It has been announced that HORIBA Scientific has developed for QuantIC, the UK Quantum Technology Hub in Quantum Enhanced Imaging, Time-Correlated Single-Photon Counting (TCSPC) electronics to support its research into real-time computational 3D imaging and Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR). 

Test & Measurement
4th April 2018
Milestone brings RDE testing one step closer for the UK

  Construction of the UK’s first dedicated Real Driving Emissions (RDE) Testing Centre is one step closer after MAHLE Powertrain took delivery of automotive testing systems from HORIBA UK. The technology forms an integral part of an £8m investment at the company’s Northampton site.

Test & Measurement
3rd April 2018
Automotive test equipment designed for stricter procedures

Supplier in the fields of engine test systems, driveline test systems, brake test systems, wind tunnel balances and emissions test systems, HORIBA has supplied MAHLE Powertrain with a suite of test equipment for its newly-constructed Real Driving Emissions (RDE) Testing Centre. The centre is the first of its kind in the UK and will allow MAHLE Powertrain to test a vehicle’s conformity to the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle ...

Events News
12th September 2017
Autonomous unmanned JCB compact track loader to be showcased at DSEI 2017

  HORIBA MIRA will be showcasing its autonomous unmanned JCB Compact Track Loader on stand N8-340 at DSEI, the defence exhibition at London’s EXCEL centre from the 12th September.

1st June 2017
Liquid nitrogen hybrid bus completes rigorous trials

A hybrid bus that runs on both diesel and liquid nitrogen has completed a rigorous series of trials to bring it one step closer to the road. Built by engineers at HORIBA MIRA as part of an Innovate UK consortium, the company claims that the hybrid bus - CE Power - is the world’s first to be powered by liquid nitrogen. The bus utilises alternative propulsion to address urban air pollution challenges and features a high-efficiency, ...

13th April 2017
Mass flow controller suits industrial applications

HORIBA STEC has announced the availability of a range of mass flow products designed specifically for and in response to demand from non-semiconductor industries & applications. The semiconductor industry places high demands on MFC manufacturers to produce products according to SEMI standards which provide users with the highest levels of performance when controlling high purity process gas.

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