12th September 2017
HRH The Duke of Cambridge visits the McLaren Technology Centre
HRH The Duke of Cambridge visited the McLaren Technology Centre outside Woking, home to the innovation, development and production of McLaren’s road cars. The Duke was welcomed by McLaren Automotive CEO, Mike Flewitt, and met the team responsible for creating some of the world’s most pioneering sports and supercars. He heard about the evolution of McLaren vehicles over the decades before visiting the factory floor of the McLaren Production Centre, where he met the world-class designers, engineers, and technicians. The Duke was also introduced to some of the company’s apprentices, and spoke to female employees – McLaren has a track-record of opening up the industry to women. At the end of his tour, The Duke christened one of the latest McLaren models, fixing a McLaren badge to it.
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