While Honda and Toyota still dominate in reliability, european momentum has stalled, according to the latest US Consumer Report whose findings are based on predicted ratings. Its Annual Auto Survey is derived from subscribers' experiences with 1.3 million vehicles, but is not based on road tests.
A call is being issued by The Manufacturing Institute for delegates wishing to attend the final two week Lean Learning Academy being held at the Jaguar Land Rover plant in Halewood on Merseyside.
The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is the UK's National Measurement Institute well known for providing the traceability against which every day metrology is based. One of the tasks undertaken by NPL is the certification of Reference Master Gauges to American Petroleum Institute (API) Specifications, a role they undertake on behalf of the European Association of National Metrology Institutes (EURAMET) for the whole of Europe. API gauges are commonly used in the oil and gas industry.