Year: 2021

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 […]

Apprentices, Wellbeing

Ben launches new SilverCloud programmes for younger people

Today, automotive charity Ben is launching a new range of programmes on SilverCloud, its digital mental health and wellbeing platform, that are specially tailored to help younger automotive people aged 16 years+. Completely free for anyone who works, or has worked, in the automotive industry – including new apprentices – […]

Driving, Research

From Flying Cars To Electric Dreams – Today’s Kids Can’t Wait To Get Behind The Wheel, As Long As It’s Eco-Friendly and Has Comfy Seats

Young drivers of tomorrow are ready and excited to drive electric with 49% wanting their future car to be powered by electricity, a research study with eight- to nine-year-olds by Ford has revealed. The Ford Go Electric: Future Generation study, which spoke to youngsters* who will be able to drive […]

Apprentices

Ferrari Apprentice graduation ceremony at Ferrari Racing Days, Silverstone

Ferrari held a graduation ceremony at the Ferrari Racing Days event at Silverstone today for seven new Ferrari Apprentices who have completed their Apprenticeship with the Prancing Horse. The Apprentices receiving their graduation certifications today were: Marc Van Den Berg (Light Vehicle Technician) – Dick Lovett, Swindon Ben Jones (Light […]

Apprentices

Extraordinary journeys begin for Bentley’s largest ever trainee intake

Bentley Motors has welcomed its largest ever intake of Apprentices, Undergraduates and Graduates, with 112 new recruits joining the 4,000-strong Crewe based workforce, which is currently delivering the biggest transformational programme in the luxury marque’s 102-year history.  Representing a phased introduction across programme, 39 Apprentices and 39 Undergraduates have started […]