Month: October 2021

Apprentices

Record recruitment drive for Bentley as biggest-ever trainee intake announced for 2022

Bentley Motors today announced the company’s biggest-ever intake of trainees for 2022. A phased recruitment drive starting today on www.bentleycareers.com will see a total of 113 new recruits beginning their careers at Bentley headquarters in Crewe, working across all sectors of the business. The future talent will consist of apprentices, undergraduates and […]

Driving, EVs, Research

40% of parents already want to see their children learn to drive in a fully electric car, finds PEUGEOT UK

Four-in-10 parents in the UK would already prefer their children to jump straight into a fully electric vehicle and skip petrol and diesel car driving when learning to drive, yet nearly a third believe it will be harder to learn to drive in one and own one, according to new […]

Apprentices

SMMT re-launches Apprentice Support Programme to aid automotive talent recovery

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Charitable Trust Fund has re-launched the SMMT Apprentice Support Programme, designed to help safeguard the jobs of apprentices currently working within the automotive industry. The scheme comes following the conclusion of the government-funded furlough scheme. The SMMT Apprentice Support Programme earmarks £100,000 […]

Research, STEM, Work Experience

Plan International youth activist Maisy becomes McLaren Automotive CEO for the day to mark International Day of the Girl

A 17-year-old youth activist has become the Chief Executive Officer of luxury supercar maker McLaren Automotive for the day to celebrate International Day of the Girl and encourage young people, and particularly young women, into science and engineering careers. Maisy from Wales took over the reins from McLaren Automotive CEO […]

Competitions, Design, Motorsport

That’s a wrap! Mini designed by 9-year-old Stanley Wilkinson triumphs in all-Mini race at the Goodwood Revival

When 9-year-old Stanley Wilkinson’s design was chosen by the legendary Richard Petty as the winner of the ‘Design a Mini competition’ at Goodwood’s SpeedWeek last year, he wasn’t to know that further glory awaited him at the Goodwood Revival. But on Saturday 18th September, the 1963 Morris Mini Cooper S […]