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Silverstone owners give green light to Jaguar Land Rover takeover talks

Members of the British Racing Drivers’ Club, which owns the track, have now voted in favour of further exploring a deal with JLR. To read more click here

Manufacturing 2015: Innovation to shape future direction of the industry

The effective use of new technology to improve both the manufacturing process and the finished products themselves will be crucial to the long term development of the industry, manufacturers have stressed. To read more click here

Automotive industry set for decade of growth

The UK automotive industry is on course to break manufacturing records by the end of the decade. To read more click here

UK automotive sector achieves record £69.5bn turnover

FIGURES released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) confirm the the UK automotive industry is breaking new records.
SMMT’s 16th annual Sustainability Report reveals turnover hit an all-time high of £69.5bn in 2014. To read more click here


Aston Martin eyes new UK factory

Aston Martin is understood to be eyeing a number of UK sites for a new factory to build its latest model. To read more click here

Strong UK demand bolsters car production figures

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

Manufacturing activity picks up in February – CBI

Activity levels in the UK manufacturing sector picked up during February. To read more click here

UK car market maintains growth for 33rd month

The continuing strength of the UK new car market has been underlined with a 33rd consecutive month of growth in November. The new of new registrations was up 8% to 172,327 units. For more information click here.

Automotive companies keen on reshoring

New research from Business Birmingham has shown that there is an overwhelming willingness among automotive companies to bring production back to the UK.

However, many automotive companies are failing to reshore production because of engagement issues within the domestic supply chain. For more information click here.

Automotive industry needs to source more UK-made components

The percentage of UK manufactured components going into British-made cars must increase, industry analysts have said. The amount of British-made components going into UK produced vehicles is only around 35%, much lower than in the rest of Europe. For more information click here.

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