David Willets, Minister for Universities and Science has opened the new Technical centre for The Bloodhound project in Bristol.
The supersonic car will attempt to break the land speed record in 2015.
The team of engineers are hoping the car will reach speeds of 1000mph in the South African desert smashing the existing record set back in 1997.
More top news
The detective in charge of investigating claims of historical child abuse against Sir Edward Heath is himself facing a 'misconduct' inquiry.
50 children who have arrived in the city unaccompanied from Syria and Iraq are living in Bristol, ITV News can reveal.
Manali Lukha has your forecast for Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.