SUV Aerodynamic Challenges

SUV Aerodynamic Challenges

Recently our Projects Director, Henry Pang, wrote an article for Automotive Testing Technology International detailing the current challenges aerodynamicists face when working on large SUVs. Read more below. In recent years, the booming popularity of SUVs has pushed...
Catesby Tunnel officially joins CAM Testbed UK

Catesby Tunnel officially joins CAM Testbed UK

A disused railway tunnel in Northamptonshire is set to become a world-leading test facility for theself-driving vehicles of tomorrow. The 2.7km Catesby Tunnel has officially joined CAM Testbed UK, a global centre for the innovation and development of connected and...
Understanding the Effect of Aerodynamic Wake

Understanding the Effect of Aerodynamic Wake

It is well documented that when a Formula 1 car attempts to overtake a competitor, the ‘dirty air’ of the lead car will normally result in the following car losing a significant proportion of its aerodynamic downforce. Numerous studies have been conducted to quantify...
3D Printing for Cycling Performance

3D Printing for Cycling Performance

Our team of 3D scanning & printing engineers are currently working on an exciting project with sister company Silverstone Sports Engineering Hub, regarding their brand-new Pedalling Efficiency Rig (PER). The PER acts as a bicycle dynamometer, measuring rider input...
Cockpit Protection Screen | Atom 4

Cockpit Protection Screen | Atom 4

Several months ago, we welcomed Ariel Motor Company to Catesby Tunnel as they looked to discover more about how the cockpit protection screen they have developed for the Atom 4 affects the cars performance. Despite the minimal size of the screen it does a truly...
3D Printing | Roller Banner Part

3D Printing | Roller Banner Part

When we pulled our set of promotional roller banners out of the cupboard to set up for an event at Catesby Tunnel a couple of weeks ago we discovered that a small part from one of the banners, which is designed to sit on top of the pole and clip to the top of the...