David Napier (automotive engineer)
This article is about the automotive and aero-engine manufacturer. For other people of the same name see David Napier (disambiguation)David Napier (1785–1873) was a Scottish engineer, notable for foun...
Henry Pelham Lee
Henry Pelham Lee (1877–1953) was an English engine pioneer.
Lee was born in Putney the son of a London architect. Known as Horace by his family. Following his education at Bradfield College ...
Sidney Horstmann
Sidney Adolph Horstmann, OBE (July 7, 1881 - July 11, 1962) was a British automotive engineer and businessman.In 1913, Horstmann founded an automotive company that eventually became Horstman Defence S...
Herbert Austin, 1st Baron Austin
Herbert Austin, 1st Baron Austin KBE (8 November 1866 – 23 May 1941) was an English automobile designer and builder who founded the Austin Motor Company. For the majority of his career ...
Robert Bamford
Robert Bamford (1883–1942) was a British engineer, who with Lionel Walker Birch Martin (1878– 21 October 1945), founded a company in January 1913 that became Aston Martin.
He was born in Lamarsh i...
Harry Ricardo
Sir Harry Ricardo (26 January 1885 – 18 May 1974) was one of the foremost engine designers and researchers in the early years of the development of the internal combustion engine.Among his many other ...
Fred Hart (engineer)
Frederick Leslie Hart, better known as Fred, (born 12 September 1914, died 16 July 2008) is best known as an automotive engineer for Ford in England. Initially working for the City of London, he join...
Diarmuid Downs
Sir Diarmuid Downs CBE, KSG, FRS, FREng, FIMechE (23 April 1922 - 12 February 2014) was a British automotive engineer.
He was born in 1922 in London where his father ran a small engineering busine...
Harry Mundy
Harry Mundy (1915 - 1988) was a British car engine designer and motoring magazine editor.He was educated at King Henry VIII School in Coventry and went on to serve his apprenticeship with Alvis. He l...
Thomas Humber
Thomas Humber (1841–1910) was a British cycle manufacturer who founded the Humber bicycle company in 1868 in Beeston, Nottinghamshire. By 1896 the company, under new management, ventured into Humber m...
Owen Wyn Owen
Owen Wyn Owen (1925 – March 13, 2012) was an automobile restorer and mechanic. He lived in Capel Curig, Snowdonia. His working life was spent as a lecturer in engineering at Caernarfonshire Techn...
Frederick W. Lanchester
Frederick William Lanchester, Hon FRAeS FRS (23 October 1868 – 8 March 1946) was an English polymath and engineer who made important contributions to automotive engineering, aerodynamics and co-invent...
George Brough
George Brough (/ˈbrʌf/ BRUF) (21 April 1890 – 12 January 1970), was a motorcycle racer, world record holding motorcycle and automobile manufacturer, and showman. He was known for his powerful an...
Leo Villa
Leo Villa (November 30, 1899 – January 18, 1979) was the long-serving mechanic of Sir Malcolm Campbell and Donald Campbell. He was born in London, of Italian and Scottish parents.
Leo Villa OBE wa...
Frederick Richard Simms
Frederick Richard Simms (12 August 1863 – 22 April 1944) was a British mechanical engineer, businessman, prolific inventor and motor industry pioneer. Simms coined the words "petrol" and "motorcar". H...
Frank Costin
Francis Albert "Frank" Costin (8 June 1920 – 5 February 1995) was an automotive engineer who advanced monocoque chassis design and was instrumental in adapting aircraft aerodynamic knowledge for autom...
Clive Gallop
Colonel Reginald Clive Gallop (Born Cairo, Egypt, 4 February 1892—died Leatherhead Surrey 7 September 1960) was a World War I pilot, racing driver and race engineer. He was the developer of the 4-valv...
Paddy Lowe
Paddy Lowe (born 8 April 1962) is a British motor racing engineer and Executive Director (Technical) of Mercedes Formula One.Lowe graduated from Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge in 1984 ...
Francis Rodwell Banks
Air Commodore Francis Rodwell "Rod" Banks, RAF (ret'd), CB., OBE., Commander of Legion of Honour (France), Commander of the Legion of Merit (USA), Military Order of St. Stanislaus (Imperial Russia), H...
Tom Barrett (riding mechanic)
Tom Barrett (21 November 1891 – 27 September 1924) was an English motor-racing riding mechanic. His death in the 1924 San Sebastian Grand Prix brought an end to the practice of riding mechanics in two...
Peter Horbury
Peter D. Horbury is a British car designer who is Vice President, Design of Volvo. He is widely known for his design work for Volvo and has worked in a variety of roles in the automotive industry, inc...
J. G. Parry-Thomas
John Godfrey Parry-Thomas (6 April 1884 – 3 March 1927) was a Welsh engineer and motor-racing driver who at one time held the land speed record. He was the first driver to be killed in pursuit of...
Mike Costin
Mike Costin, born Michael Charles Costin on 10th July 1929, Hendon, was together with Keith Duckworth the co-founder of Cosworth Engineering, a producer of Ford-sponsored engines. Drivers like Jacki...
Hugo Spowers
Hugo Spowers in conversation with Silver Donald Cameron about his work.Hugo Spowers (born 1960) is a British entrepreneur-engineer who co-ordinated the development of the Morgan LIFEcar sports car p...
George Lanchester
George Herbert Lanchester, (1874 – 13 February 1970) was an English engineer. He was one of three brothers who played a leading role in the early development of the UK auto-industry.In 1909, followin...
Frank Perkins (engineer)
Frank Perkins (20 February 1889 – 15 October 1967) was a British engineer, businessman, creator of the Perkins Diesel Engine, and founder of Perkins Engines Company Limited.
Perkins was born in Pe...
Doug Hele
Douglas Lionel Hele was a pioneering British motorcycle engineer with Triumph and other firms: BSA, Douglas and Norton. He was born in Birmingham in 1919 and died in Hagley, Worcestershire on 2 Novem...
William Daniels (automotive engineer)
William John 'Jack' Daniels (8 February 1912 – 27 November 2004) was a British car engineer.Born in New Marston, England, he worked alongside Sir Alec Issigonis on his two most noteworthy projec...