Transport technologies

Loughborough University is internationally renowned for its strong industry partnerships and the breadth and quality of its multidisciplinary expertise, from propulsion through to human factors and infrastructure, applied across multi transport modes.

Transport technology is woven into our society and culture and provides some of the greatest challenges in engineering as we strive to deliver efficient, accessible, sustainable and safe transport systems.

We work closely with Original Equipment Manufacturers, suppliers and smaller companies. Partners include, Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Ford Motor Company, BAE Systems, Jaguar Land Rover, Caterpillar, RSSB, London Underground, Network Rail and many others. These strong industrial links ensure the real-world relevance of our research, enabling us to deliver direct benefits for our partners as well as far-reaching economic and societal impact.

Further research capabilities

Future Transport - Ask a Loughborough expert

What will our cars look like if they become fully autonomous? What’s the likelihood of vehicle-to-grid being successful? Loughborough experts have shared their thoughts on how we may be travelling in the decades to come.