11 January 2024 #Bus and Coach

First Bus has announced a £750,000 investment in its Rochdale bus depot as it prepares to take responsibility for running Bee Network services in the area from March. The investment in the former Transdev site on Corporation Street will see

27 January 2022 #Features & Interviews

Last year was a challenging year for engineering companies operating in the commercial vehicle industry due to ongoing disruption to normal business routines caused by the pandemic. Another reality was the UK’s departure from the EU, with companies having to

25 September 2019 #Bus and Coach #News #TNB News

Stagecoach has called for greater partnership working between bus operators and local authorities in order to drive forward improvements to South Yorkshire’s bus network. The move follows Mayor Dan Jarvis’ review of the region’s bus network aimed at identifying improvements

18 September 2019 #CV Sector #News #TNB News

US-based electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian has received a $350 million boost in the shape of an equity investment by Cox Automotive. In addition to the investment, the companies will work together to explore partnership opportunities in service operations, logistics, and

07 February 2018 #Aftermarket #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Trailer

Tiger Trailers, a trailer manufacturer and commercial vehicle bodybuilder, has become a partner of the Northern Powerhouse; an initiative working to boost the local economy through skills, innovation, transport and culture investment. The invitation for Tiger Trailers to join followed

28 April 2016 #SMMT News

The Welsh automotive industry kicked off 2016 in rude health as almost quarter of a billion pounds of fresh investment was announced for the sector in the first three months of the year, according to research revealed today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

26 February 2016 #SMMT News

The first companies signed up to participate in June’s Meet the Buyer event have been confirmed.

25 September 2015 #SMMT News

Ford has approved an investment of £181 million at its Bridgend Engine Plant in South Wales, to produce a family of all-new, technologically-advanced, fuel-efficient petrol engines. The amount includes backing from the Welsh government to the tune of £14.7 million, with production planned to start in late 2018.

04 September 2015 #SMMT News

Nissan has announced a further £100 million investment for its Sunderland manufacturing plant for the production of the new generation Nissan Juke.   The news follows the launch of the second generation Nissan Qashqai in 2013 and points to a

11 August 2015 #SMMT News

Ian Constance has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC). He is due to take over in September 2015, as Tony Pixton returns to the APC Board having guided the organisation safely through its start-up phase.

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