Motor Vehicle Courses

There are a wide range of motor vehicle courses currently available and automotive engineering may also be covered on KS4/5 engineering courses. A practising DT/Engineering teacher with expereince of teaching motor vehicle courses has identified resources from the e-Library and internet that may assist teachers of these types of courses.

Links and Resources

Case Study: Vehicle Maintenance

Short video clip in which an apprentice in motor vehicle maintenance talking about her work and college course. She describes how a car's engine is tested to find a fault with its fuelling. Could be useful in a discussion about motor vehicle careers. 

publication year
2010 to 2019

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Cars and the Environment

A resource containing information and activities about the environmental impact of motor vehicles. Might be useful when covering exhaust systems.

publication year
1990 - 1999

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New Engine Slashes CO2 Emissions

Case study about the development of a new engine to reduce emissions.

publication year
2000 - 2009

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Episode 215: Forces on Vehicles

Quite a scientific resource but could be useful when looking at vehicle structure and discussing acceleration/deceleration.

publication year
2000 - 2009

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Suspension Innovation for a Safer Journey

Article about a new type of suspension being used in Formula 1 and it's possible benefits to mass produced vehicles.

publication year
2000 - 2009

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Case Study: Landbased Technology

Video case study about a student studying a Land Based Technology course. Shows student carrying out maintenance on a tractor. Useful when looking at potential automotive careers.

publication year
2010 to 2019

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