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New automotive part plant to open in Coventry

Voith Industrial Services is to move its wheels and tyres production line to a bigger space   A growing demand from the UK automotive industry for automotive parts has resulted in Voith Industrial Services announcing plans to open a new wheel and tyre factory in... View Article

Proposed £50m University of Bath automotive research centre

University of Bath representatives have met with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills   The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills has met with representatives from the University of Bath to discuss the proposed plans for a £50million automotive research... View Article

Google self-driving car involved in collision

Tech giant is to meet with California DMV to discuss liability   Google has confirmed that one of its self-driving vehicles was involved in a collision with a bus in the US state of California last month. The collision took place on 12 February when... View Article

SMMT releases emissions video to 'reassure' motorists

The new emissions video released by SMMT is designed to remove motorists’ “confusion”   The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has released a short animated video to “reassure and inform motorists” that the car industry is committed to “improving air quality and reducing... View Article

Faraday Future's Las Vegas plant in jeopardy

Nevada state officials want to see proof that Faraday Future’s has sufficient finances   The financial uncertainty surrounding auto firm Faraday Future has led to Las Vegas officials questioning the future of the $1 billion production plant which is to be built in the economically... View Article

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Humans more efficient than robots on Mercedes' assembly lines

Robots are to take a backseat in Mercedes-Benz production plants Automated robots are no longer cutting the mustard in Mercedes’ auto manufacturing plants, as bespoke vehicles are looking increasingly seductive to automotive buyers. For many readers, the return to a human workforce will appear to... View Article

McLaren looks to boost sales with cheaper models

Cheaper McLaren models are the key to increasing sales   McLaren is looking to increase its car sales by introducing a selection of cheaper sports car models that will appeal to those looking for a luxury car within the Audi R8 and the Porsche 911... View Article

Aston Martin to create 750 new jobs in Wales

New Aston Martin production plant to go ahead in south Wales   Aston Martin has announced that it is to build a new production plant in south Wales where the brand’s new luxury DBX car will be made, creating over 750 skilled jobs. The marque’s... View Article

Classic cars from ‘Minder’ to go on auction

Ford Capri and Daimler Sovereign to go on sale at auction The classic cars that were driven by George Cole and Dennis Waterman in the 80s iconic TV show, ‘Minder’, are to go under the hammer in April this year after careful restoration work. The... View Article

EU to get tough on car manufacturers

The European Commission want more power over the auto industry   The European Commission has announced plans to crackdown on vehicle manufacturers after a breakdown in their previously trusting relationship as a result of last year’s Volkswagen emissions scandal. In September last year the German... View Article

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