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We’ve been reporting the news since November 2003 and started out by focussing on MG Rover. However, since 2006, we have widened the coverage to include the entire British motor industry. Track the progress of the companies assembling and building cars in the UK and keep up to date with their future plans.

News : Four-cylinder F-Type revives the traditional British sports car

News : Four-cylinder F-Type revives the traditional British sports car

The popular Jaguar F-Type has received a shot in the arm with the addition of a 2.0-litre four-cylinder Ingenium engine under the bonnet. Before you shriek ‘no way’ and insist that a Jaguar sports car should pack a multi-cylinder engine, this one has 296bhp and heralds the arrival of the first four-cylinder petrol Ingenium. The […]

News : Grab a Ledbury, help the Midlands Air Ambulance

News : Grab a Ledbury, help the Midlands Air Ambulance

Site reader and ex-Rover Engine Development Engineer at Longbridge, Ed Rollet, has been in touch with a sad tale. One of his team-mates from the factory, Lance, has recently passed away, but not before he’d bought a Ledbury Maestro with a view to using it to teach his eldest daughter to drive. In the end, it’s too […]

News : Aston Martin starts Phase II works at St Athan

News : Aston Martin starts Phase II works at St Athan

Aston Martin’s new factory in South Wales moves closer towards full-scale car production. The former RAF base is ramping up…

News : JLR breaks sales records in 2016/2017 Financial Year

News : JLR breaks sales records in 2016/2017 Financial Year

Jaguar Land Rover continues its growth trajectory in 2016, posting record global sales figures, confirming its position as the UK’s largest carmaker.

News : Black cabs to hail from Coventry again

News : Black cabs to hail from Coventry again

The new London Taxi Company TX5 black cab will be built in Ansty, near Coventry in a new £300m facility. Here’s what we know.

News :  Geneva 2017 – Ford upstages itself with classic XR2

News : Geneva 2017 – Ford upstages itself with classic XR2

Ford unveiled the hot new turbocharged Fiesta ST at Geneva, and then cast a long shadow over it with its popular 1980s forebear, the Mk2 XR2.

News : Geneva 2017 – Tata Racemo, with a little help from our friends?

News : Geneva 2017 – Tata Racemo, with a little help from our friends?

Fancy a cut-price Lotus Elise? This new Tata-produced sports car could be the answer to your prayers. Be sure to test drive it first on your XBox, though.

News : Geneva 2017 – Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e, a brave new world

News : Geneva 2017 – Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e, a brave new world

Bentley unveils the EXP12 supercar concept, which hints at a lighter, more efficient future. But will this induction-charged open-top actually make it into production? If it does, will it crack 300 miles on a charge?

News : Geneva 2017 – McLaren 720S stuns the opposition

News : Geneva 2017 – McLaren 720S stuns the opposition

McLaren shocked the Geneva motor show with its new 720S supercar. It is faster, lighter and more efficient than the car it replaces – the already brilliant 650S.

News : Geneva 2017 – Jaguar I-Pace makes European debut

News : Geneva 2017 – Jaguar I-Pace makes European debut

The Jaguar I-Pace makes its European debut in eye-searing Photon Red. It’s set for launch in production form before the end of 2017, priced at £65,000-plus.