Luxury car maker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has reported its “best ever” July sales performance. The company sold 44,486 vehicles last month, an increase of 34 per cent on July 2015. Growth was driven by the Land Rover Discovery Sport, the Jaguar XE and the F-PACE. To read more click here
The UK produced more cars in the first half of 2016 than in any year since 2000. To read more click here
A new business hub tasked with creating 1,400 jobs and bringing £15m of foreign investment into the Midlands over the next three years, is set to be based near Birmingham Airport. To read more click here
JLR has said the UK’s decision to leave the EU will not affect its plans to invest in a new plant in Slovakia. To read more click here
Twenty new jobs will be created at an automotive manufacturer after it secured £1 million in fresh investment. To read more click here
Sertec, a leading supplier to Jaguar Land Rover has confronted its skills gap by setting up its own in-house training academy. To read more click here
MANUFACTURING firm Rimstock, which specialises in alloy and aluminium wheels, has been bought by a consortium led by American investment firms. To read more click here.
Major opportunities in the automotive sector are promising to help a leading Black Country manufacturer hit the £10m sales mark over the next two years.
Alucast, a specialist supplier of sand gravity and pressure castings, is targeting £3m of new product introductions after impressing car markers and tier1s with its quality and technical expertise. To read more click here
A precision engineering business that works with the aerospace, defence and automotive sectors has been acquired by Black Country group Machined Fabrications. To read more click here
Warwickshire-based lightweight automotive components manufacturer Autins Group has relocated to MIRA Technology Park. To read more click here