Britain's automotive sector hits historic high

According to new figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) turnover for the UK automotive sector hit an all time high of £69.5 billion in 2014.

Published on Tue30 Jun 2015 | More ›

Navigating the jungle of support initiatives

Rachel Eade from MAS on how manufacturers can access financial support

Published on Thu26 Mar 2015 | More ›

Ford and DowAksa to investigate automotive-grade carbon fibre

Ford and DowAksa are accelerating joint research to develop high-volume manufacturing techniques for automotive-grade carbon fibre.

Their goal is to make vehicles lighter for greater fuel efficiency, performance and capability.

Published on Thu15 Jan 2015 | More ›

UK manufacturers aim to slash weight of car exhausts

A team of UK manufacturers have embarked on an ambitious six-month project aimed at cutting the weight of car exhausts by 50 per cent. 

Published on Tue23 Dec 2014 | More ›

Ljunhäll Group sold to Gnutti Carlo

Automotive component supplier Ljunhäll Group sold to Gnutti Carlo

Published on Thu18 Dec 2014 | More ›

Automotive exhaust manufacturer moves to larger factory

An Oxfordshire specialist automotive exhaust manufacturer has moved to larger factory.

Published on Tue21 Feb 2012 | More ›

Schaeffler invests to expand automotive engine component range

Schaeffler Group has invested in new machinery, including surface coating machines, to produce automotive engine components including mechanical tappets.

Published on Tue06 Sep 2011 | More ›

50 new jobs at Cobra

An innovative automotive supplier is on the look-out for 50 new staff after it secured orders worth more than £20m for its new low mass load floor

Published on Tue30 Aug 2011 | More ›

Schaeffler electric vehicle

Precision bearings and automotive component supplier The Schaeffler Group has unveiled its latest electric vehicle concept, a four-wheel drive battery-electric vehicle (BEV) based on a Skoda Octavia Scout

Published on Mon22 Aug 2011 | More ›

Automotive parts supplier Stadco opens plant in Telford

Stadco, the independent UK-based supplier of automotive Body-in-White products and services, has opened its new manufacturing plant in Telford.

Published on Tue02 Aug 2011 | More ›

Morgan breathes new life into the 3 wheeler

The Morgan Motor Company has relaunched the Morgan 3 Wheeler, with power from a V Twin fuel injection engine and a 5 speed Mazda gearbox.

Published on Tue19 Jul 2011 | More ›

Renishaw introduces the Equator gauging system

Renishaw has launched the Equator gauging system to help cut purchase, maintenance and fixture costs.

Published on Thu31 Mar 2011 | More ›

Schaeffler develops slim line spur gear differential

Schaeffler, has developed a slim line spur gear differential that is said to be 30% lighter and is designed to create up to 70% free axial space in the gearbox.

Published on Tue15 Feb 2011 | More ›

Sodick launches AQ1200L Linear Motor driven wire EDM

Sodick has introduced the AQ1200L Linear Motion driven EDM for large component machining and large mould applications in the automotive and aerospace sectors.

Published on Tue18 Jan 2011 | More ›

Major Ford order for DVA

DV Automation has won a second major order from Ford just a few months after securing a large contract from the car maker.

Published on Fri14 Jan 2011 | More ›
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