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June saw the launch of the production tooling for our new lightweight seat. Branded “Greenlight” series production will commence later this year

We  caused quite a stir at the Low Carbon Vehicle Show this year with our latest lightweight thinking. The concept (pictured)

SDC has been working closely with the Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) during the first three months of the year to achieve the next key milestone on their high profile low carbon vehicle project. WMG is the lead partner in a £19M Low Carbon Vehicle Technology Project. The project is funded by Advantage West Midlands (AWM) […]

In close collaboration with Corus (soon to be Tata Steel), SDC has taken the first significant steps to designing a seating system which is considerably lighter than the current conventional construction. “Initially we considered a variety of alternative materials such as composites, carbon fibre and aluminium. However in order to optimise recyclability, strength and manufacturing […]

SDC were exhibiting at the Low Carbon technology event at Millbrook Proving Ground, Milton Keynes on 9th and 10th September alongside Transport i-Net, funded by East Midlands development Agency (emda) and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). i-Net’s role is to share expertise and to stimulate the research and development of new products, services and processes. […]