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McLaren worker wins young woman engineer of the year award

A McLaren scientist and engineer has won the Young Woman Engineer of the Year award by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Award winner and McLaren engineer Ella Podmore

The prestigious IET industry award celebrates women working in modern engineering to challenge negative perceptions and encourage greater diversity in the profession.

The winner, Ella Podmore, is involved in all material investigations, from first-drawings through to the final product, Ella Podmore has worked on the McLaren 765LT, the Elva roadster and the recently revealed McLaren Artura, the first series-production, high-performance hybrid from the company.

Ms Podmore joined McLaren Automotive as

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McLaren Automotive scientist crowned Young Woman Engineer of the Year





05.03.2021: McLaren Automotive scientist and engineer Ella Podmore has been crowned the Young Woman Engineer of the Year by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

McLaren Automotive scientist and engineer Ella Podmore has been crowned the Young Woman Engineer of the Year by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

The prestigious IET industry award celebrates women working in modern engineering to challenge negative perceptions and encourage greater diversity in the profession.

Involved in all material investigations, from first-drawings through to the final product, Ella has worked on the McLaren 765LT, the Elva

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Audi’s new chief engineer will accelerate EV push

Audi is tasking its new technical development chief, Oliver Hoffmann, with speeding up the automaker’s push into electrification.

Hoffmann takes on the job formerly held by Audi CEO Markus Duesmann, who has held the two roles since June 2020 and also has a wider job at parent Volkswagen Group as head of research and development for the entire group.

“This appointment is another element in shaping the new Audi, VW Group CEO Herbert Diess said in a statement. Diess is also Audi’s chairman.

Diess said Hoffmann’s priorities are to accelerate the expansion of Audi’s product portfolio toward e-mobility, develop

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Watch Automotive Engineer Put Tesla Model 3 Motor And Subframe In 50s Jag

Swapping an electric motor into a gas vehicle requires plenty of work and knowledge. But, what about a 1950 Jaguar Mark V? That’s just mad. A modern electric motor has no business anywhere near an antique vehicle. Well, automotive engineer and YouTuber Matt Brown disagrees because that’s exactly what he’s doing.  Fortunately, Matt isn’t new at building crazy projects. Swapping a motorcycle engine into a car is one of his previous builds. 

In the third video of the Tesla-powered 1950 Jaguar series, he starts wrenching, cutting, and welding as he installs the rear sub-frame of a Tesla Model 3 into

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