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Mission Automotive


Mission Automotive supports Armed Forces Engagement across the automotive industry.  Helping companies create bespoke engagement strategies designed with the individual company’s brand, corporate and HR requirements.Mission Automotive and SMMT Armed Forces Covenant

An initiative first launched in 2019 by Mission Motorsport- the Forces Motorsport Charity, Mission Automotive draws from an Armed Forces culture of inclusivity and is supported by the Ministry of Defence in partnership with The Royal Foundation and the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

To date over 55 SMMT member companies are already working with the Armed Forces community; employing veterans, service leavers and their spouses across all parts of the automotive supply chain – from cars to commercial vehicles, across design, manufacturing, repair, retail and logistics.

To find out more about how Mission Automotive could work with yourselves in starting or uplifting your Armed Forces Engagement, visit or contact for more information and an induction pack.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) signed an Armed Forces Covenant, pledging its commitment to advocate for recruitment and retention of ex-military personnel across automotive industry. The signing reaffirms the work done through Mission Automotive, dedicated to placing ex-servicemen and women in jobs across the sector.