11 July 2019
Jaguar Land Rover has announced a huge investment to build electric cars in Britain. The investment will be centred around the Coventry car maker’s plant in Castle Bromwich.
26 March 2019
Honda announced last month that it will close its only British factory as part of restructuring plans. Unite the union is organising a march and rally on Saturday 30 March in response, seeking to save the plant.
13 January 2019
The loss of jobs in the car industry is blamed on Brexit; that’s not the case. To think that the EU or May’s deal is any answer will disarm the fight to maintain and build the industry.
3 September 2017
News of a massive boost for jobs and the motor industry from Nissan failed to make the main Remain newspapers – or the BBC’s website.
17 March 2017
Those who still resist Britain’s departure from the EU are deliberately misrepresenting the decision by car maker Groupe PSA to take over the General Motors Vauxhall and Opel car plants at Luton and Ellesmere Port.
23 February 2017
Talks between the Unite union and BMW over the German carmaker’s plans to close its final salary pension scheme are set to continue, but the threat of industrial action remains.
5 August 2016
Londoners are falling ill and dying because the capital has levels of nitrogen oxides comparable to those of Shanghai and Beijing, according to a new report published in July.
20 October 2015
The Volkswagen diesel emissions crisis is the worst ever to hit the motor industry. But what has Britain been doing? Nothing…
The British motor industry is bucking the trend of decline – even though there are no longer any major British-owned motor manufacturers. It is an industry that thrives outside of the EU and demonstrably would thrive even more without the EU’s destructive restrictions.