Manufacturing and Supply

22 August 2014 #SMMT News

Toyota’s engine manufacturing facility in Deeside, North Wales has switched on 13,000 solar panels, generating enough renewable energy to power the production of 22,500 engines.

The solar array, which shares a similar footprint to eight football pitches, can produce up to 3,475,000kWh electricity a year, providing 10% of the energy required at the site.

25 July 2014 #SMMT News

West Midlands-based pressings company, Covpress has announced a £15 million investment in its Canley facility, creating 150 new jobs.

25 July 2014 #SMMT News

APC will become low carbon R&D centre of excellence

26 June 2014 #SMMT News

Pure electric sportscar manufacturer Detroit Electric has chosen to build its all-new model, the SP:01 in the UK. The new 155mph electric vehicle will be manufactured in a new Detroit Electric production facility in Leamington Spa, which is set to

25 June 2014 #SMMT News

£24m tooling fund announced by Michael Fallon MP at Meet the Buyer

19 June 2014 #SMMT News #Uncategorised

Jaguar Land Rover will create a further 250 jobs at its Halewood plant, seeing the facility’s workforce treble in just four years. The additional vacancies form part of a £200 million investment by the manufacturer to produce the new Land Rover Discovery Sport.

11 June 2014 #SMMT News

Ian Harnett outlines challenges to growing the UK supply chain at SMMT International Automotive Summit

30 May 2014 #SMMT News

SMMT Charitable Trust funds scheme to involve young people in automotive manufacturing.

28 May 2014 #SMMT News

Supercar firm steps up its preparations for a new range of models

13 May 2014 #SMMT News

MINI is showing its latest-generation Hatch – the most recent creation to be built at its Oxford and Swindon plants – at SMMT’s headquarters in London. Two MINI Cooper Ds will be taking pride of place in the exhibition from today until 23 May.

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