All of Jaguar’s sports and saloon car manufacturing will return to its plant in north Birmingham after the company announced a new £100 million investment which will “future proof” the base. 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
Moseley Brothers, which specialises in press tooling, has purchased two large Chin Fong presses which will increase capacity. To read more click here
Weak export demand has continued to impact UK car production. April saw a near 4% fall in volumes compared with the same month a year ago.The robust UK market continued to bolster the industry, with demand up 11% on a year ago; however, export volumes declined by 7.6% last month and are down 7% for the year to date.While 530,505 cars rolled off production lines in the first four months of the year, the figure is down 1.4% on what was achieved last year. To read more click here.
UK car production fell almost 3% in February although continuing strong demand from the home market helped to bolster the industry. To read more click here