Automotive

4 February 2016

UK new car market starts 2016 on a high

UK new car registrations in January were the highest for 11 years, with private buyers driving much of the growth, according to new figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).  Read more

1 February 2016

JLR to road-test future technology

The 5.5m 'UK-CITE' (UK Connected Intelligent Transport Environment) project will create the first route capable of testing both vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure systems on public roads in the UK.  Read more

18 January 2016

Borgers sets up new Polish plant

In the first phase of the investment, the German auto parts maker plans to invest about PLN127m (22m) in the project and hire around 150 workers at the factory.  Read more

15 January 2016

Machinery suppliers see a splurge in sales

2015 saw UK moulders invest significantly in new machinery as demand for UK manufactured products rose. Automotive and packaging were the key sectors purchasing new machinery on the back of increased demand.  Read more