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Horiba MIRA’s new £4m propulsion test centre

Horiba MIRA’s new £4m propulsion test centre

3rd June 2019 | 0 Comments

Horiba MIRA has opened a new Propulsion Test and Development Centre at its UK headquarters in Nuneaton. The centre has been specifically developed in response to the need for OEMs to meet ever-stringent emissions standards since the introduction of the Real Driving Emissions (RDE) test in 2017.

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Specialist Automotive Global Skills Centre opens at MIRA

Specialist Automotive Global Skills Centre opens at MIRA

17th December 2018 | 0 Comments

MIRA Technology Institute (MTI), a partnership between North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College, Horiba MIRA, Coventry University, Loughborough University and the University of Leicester has officially opened at MIRA Technology Park (MTP). The institute, went into operation in September, was created to satisfy an ever-increasing demand for specialist skills in the automotive sector, with a focus on the growth of new and disruptive technologies.

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Horiba MIRA appoints new CCO

Horiba MIRA appoints new CCO

7th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Horiba MIRA has appointed Miller Crockart as its new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). An experienced commercial leader, Crockart brings with him more than 20 years of international sales experience; most recently global vice president for sales and marketing at PTV, a provider of traffic simulation and optimization software and services for the transportation industry, and now part of Porsche Automobil Holdings SE. 

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MIRA wins Queens Award

MIRA wins Queens Award

30th August 2018 | 0 Comments

MIRA Technology Park (MTP), one of the UK’s leading Enterprise Zones, has been presented a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of ‘International Trade’ for demonstrating consistent international revenue growth. The award ceremony, which took place at MTP, was attended by Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire, Michael Kapur (OBE), and Vice Lord Lieutenant Colonel Murray Colville TD, who together delivered the Grant of Appointment and presented the award.

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MIRA outlines suite of automotive apprenticeships

MIRA outlines suite of automotive apprenticeships

22nd June 2018 | 0 Comments

MIRA Technology Institute, a partnership between North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College, HORIBA MIRA, Coventry University, Loughborough University and the University of Leicester has detailed a suite of apprenticeships that will underpin their ambition to help the UK develop the next generation of skilled engineers.

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Bridgestone opens full-time commercial tyre training facility at Horiba Mira

Bridgestone opens full-time commercial tyre training facility at Horiba Mira

16th April 2018 | 0 Comments

The need to increase the volume of training in the tyre industry, helping both to achieve uniformly better standards of service and for businesses to work to retain staff through training and qualifications, has increased, Bridgestone commercial and marketing director John Folliss tells Tyres & Accessories. More reasons for enhancing training programmes include the changes in skill base brought about by both new technology and legislation.

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History-making Team BRIT receives Giti tyre test coaching at Mira

History-making Team BRIT receives Giti tyre test coaching at Mira

5th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Team BRIT has spent a day receiving coaching from key sponsor Giti Tire’s test engineers at leading UK research and development facility, Horiba Mira. The team aims to become the first ever all-disabled team to compete in the Le Mans 24 hour race with its revolutionary use of adaptive technology.

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Giti welcomes 15 new GT Radial Performance Centres to network at Mira event

Giti welcomes 15 new GT Radial Performance Centres to network at Mira event

20th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire has added 15 independent garages to its GT Radial Performance Centre (GTPC) network. The new dealers were welcomed to the network during the company’s new dealer training events at Horiba Mira, hosted in partnership with exclusive UK distributor Micheldever Tyre Services. The latest additions to the network were all signed in 2018.

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Horiba Mira and MSC Software launch first virtual proving ground

5th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Horiba Mira is now offering what it calls the world’s first commercially available virtual proving ground. According to the company, the virtual proving ground provides a 3D representation of the durability and ride comfort surfaces from Horiba Mira’s own world class proving ground in a format directly compatible with MSC Adams Car software.

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Horiba Mira gives test facilities an electric boost

Horiba Mira gives test facilities an electric boost

12th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Horiba Mira has improved its capabilities in Electromagnetic Compatibility testing, investing in a range of new components to add to its world-class facilities. As part of the £0.5m investment, Horiba Mira has acquired a range of products which support the latest developments in plug-in vehicle technology.

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Horiba Mira and Coventry University launch Autonomous Vehicle research centre

13th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Horiba Mira has joined forces with Coventry University to launch a new automotive research centre dedicated to developing intelligent, connected vehicle technology. The Centre for Connected & Autonomous Automotive Research will pioneer and test new developments to support the rapid growth within the global intelligent mobility sector and address future transport needs. The centre is located on an existing site at the heart of Mira Technology Park – which is also home to test centres run by a number of different tyre manufacturers. Its core objectives are to:

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5*StarS consortium, led MIRA, to focus on cyber security

11th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, has given the green light to 5*StarS as part of the national strategy to establish the UK as a global centre for the development, testing and commercialisation of Connected Autonomous Vehicles.

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Horiba Mira hosts first UK collaborative trials of driverless cars

Horiba Mira hosts first UK collaborative trials of driverless cars

21st October 2016 | 0 Comments

On 21 October Horiba Mira played host to the UK’s first collaborative trials of connected and autonomous vehicles. The £20 million research and development project, known as UK Autodrive, brought together Jaguar Land Rover, Ford and Tata Motors European Technical Centre (TMETC) to jointly demonstrate a number of future vehicle technologies at Horiba Mira’s Proving Ground in Nuneaton.

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MIRA manager appointed VCA chief

20th September 2016 | 0 Comments

Pia Wilkes has been appointed as the new chief executive of the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA). Mrs Wilkes joins the VCA from Horiba MIRA, where she is the senior manager for the Test Engineering, Homologation & Certification Product Groups.

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MIRA first to offer Tempest-accredited testing in the UK

MIRA first to offer Tempest-accredited testing in the UK

17th May 2016 | 0 Comments

Horiba MIRA is strengthening its cyber security capabilities by offering full vehicle Tempest testing, as a result of its partnership with Secure Systems and Technologies (SST), a CPTAS accredited body. The Tempest standard enables First of Type Platform tests to be carried out at MIRA for military manufacturers looking to understand the susceptibility of computer and telecommunications devices in their vehicles to hacking. These devices include computers, cables, telephones, radio signals and operating systems, which all emit electromagnetic radiation (EMR) that can be used by dishonest interceptors to reconstruct intelligible data.

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