New UK electric vehicle battery plant could recruit workers from KitKat and soy sauce factories

West Midlands Gigafactory is widening its search to the food industry to find staff to fill the specialist roles at its manufacturing plant.
Ford manufacturing in India

Ford to close Indian factories

Ford has announced plans to wind down its manufacturing and assembly operations in India, which will result in the loss of around 4,000 jobs.

Yodel drivers may strike

Lorry drivers at parcel delivery firm Yodel are currently voting on potential strike action after failing to reach agreement with the company.

76,000 extra HGV drivers needed

A large shortage of HGV drivers in Britain – partly caused by Brexit and Covid - is leading to supply-chain issues and shortages.
Nissan confirms £1bn UK electric car gigafactory

Nissan confirms £1bn UK electric car gigafactory

Nissan has announced a £1bn expansion of its Sunderland factory that will allow it to manufacture electric cars and electric car batteries.
Nissan’s Sunderland plant to remain open amid job cuts

No job cuts at Nissan’s Sunderland plant

Workers at Nissan’s Sunderland plant are breathing a sigh of relief after it was revealed that there will be no job cuts at the factory.
Coronavirus: McLaren to axe 1200 jobs

Coronavirus: McLaren to axe 1,200 jobs

Supercar manufacturer and F1 team McLaren is to axe 1,200 jobs due to the financial effects of coronavirus.
Rapid switch to electric vehicles will lead to job losses, warns EU car industry

Rapid switch to EVs will put car industry at risk

Tougher CO2 targets to ensure a rapid shift to electric vehicles could put the European automotive sector at risk, says its trade body.
Mini may be driven abroad by BMW Brexit fears

Mini may be driven abroad by BMW Brexit fears

The long-term future of the Cowley car plant, near Oxford, has been plunged into uncertainty by reports that BMW is planning to build the...
Peugeot and Citroen owner confirms Vauxhall buyout

Peugeot and Citroën owner confirms Vauxhall buyout

After weeks of negotiations, the French owner of Peugeot and Citroen has confirmed it will take control of Opel/Vauxhall...
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News: Lotus cuts 325 jobs as it restructures company

Lotus has announced that it is making up to 325 workers, around a quarter of its workforce, redundant. The company said the job losses were part of...