- Great Dunmow, Essex
This High Voltage Engineer will provide design leadership for high voltage cable assemblies up to one megavolt.
- Recruiter: Essex X-Ray & Medical Equipment
- London (Greater)
- £25,000 - £30,000 starting salary, inclusive of on-target commissions.
Precision Microdrives (PMD) is a fast growing technology company that designs, produces and trades miniature electro-mechanical mechanisms
- Recruiter: Precision Microdrives
- Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
We are innovative, robust and fast growing business, whose main focus is to deliver continues improvement to existing products and offer new soluti...
- Recruiter: Helmet Integrated Systems / Gentex Corporation
- Uppsala (Stad) (SE)
The Swedish Institute of Space Institute (IRF) in Uppsala search for an analogue electronics engineer.
- Recruiter: Swedish Institute of Space Physics (IRF)
- Southampton, Hampshire
- £45,271 to £49,207 per annum
Responsible for technical oversight and project management of internally and externally funded innovation centre projects.
- Recruiter: National Oceanographic Centre
- Cumbernauld, Glasgow
- Grade: 6/7* £26,537 - £37,768*
Work as part of a growing dynamic team on a wide range of technical projects with particular emphasis on experimental validation and testing
- Recruiter: University of Strathclyde
- Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Mott MacDonald's highly successful Water and Environment Unit is recruiting an electrical engineer....
- Recruiter: Mott MacDonald
- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Mott MacDonald's highly successful water business continues to win and deliver a fantastic amount of work....
- Recruiter: Mott MacDonald
- Competitive Salary & Benefits
Whats the opportunity? Opportunity to join a very dynamic, responsive and multinational Launcher team, focussed on rapid development, proving and manufacture to meet challenging programme...
- Recruiter: MBDA
- Scotland, Glasgow
Technical Design Authority - Marine Systems (Mechanical) Would you like to play an exciting and varied role working with the River Class Batch 2 (RCB2) vessels for the Royal Navy? We currently have a vacancy for a Technical Design Authority - Marine Syste
- Recruiter: BAE Systems
First driverless shuttle bus launched in the Netherlands
A driverless shuttle bus has taken to the road in the Netherlands
A Dutch six-seat shuttle bus travelling at a speed of 8km/h has become the first autonomous vehicle in the world to have been allowed on public roads without a driver.
The first of what will become an entire fleet in the coming years, the WePod bus is currently being used along a 200-metre stretch of a road in the Dutch agricultural town of Wageningen.
The project’s proponents say that although there are currently many driverless car trials being conducted around the world, the WePod project is the first to see a driverless vehicle operated on a public road completely on its own.
"This is a milestone," said the project's technical director, Jan Willem van der Wiel.
Starting in June this year, the WePods, developed in cooperation with the Delft Technical University, will be ferrying passengers along a 6km route between the Ede-Wageningen railway and bus station and Wageningen University & Research Centre.
The shuttles, which cost about €3m to develop, are equipped with a GPS system, a 3D imager and a radar sensor to monitor their surroundings and react to the presence of other road users. When fully operational, the WePods will be able to reach a maximum speed of 25km/h. The operator will launch a dedicated app that will allow people to book a ride on the driverless shuttles.
The WePod project is not the only driverless venture currently under way in the Netherlands. In April, autonomous semi-trucks will be trialled at the port of Rotterdam and plans have already been made to start sending cargo on road trains without a driver to Europe’s biggest port from the continent by 2019.
"We visit Barcelona, one of the smartest cities in the world, to find out what makes it so special. What does it look like and what is the future?"