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Robots in action on the Jaguar XE production line in Solihull

Jaguar Land Rover thought to be eyeing Poland or Slovakia for new factory

The move comes as the Midland car-maker continues its rapid growth amid plans to almost double production to 1.5 million vehicles a year

Poland or Slovakia in the frame as JLR ups ambitions

Prof David Bailey assess Jaguar Land Rover's potential move into Eastern Europe by setting up a new base there

Midland manufacturers are most confident in the UK

Richard Halstead
The annual report provides a longer-term picture of the state of UK manufacturing

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Robots in action on the Jaguar XE production line in Solihull

Jaguar Land Rover thought to be eyeing Poland or Slovakia for new factory

The move comes as the Midland car-maker continues its rapid growth amid plans to almost double production to 1.5 million vehicles a year

Poland or Slovakia in the frame as JLR ups ambitions

Prof David Bailey assess Jaguar Land Rover's potential move into Eastern Europe by setting up a new base there

Richard Halstead

Midland manufacturers are most confident in the UK

The annual report provides a longer-term picture of the state of UK manufacturing

Aston Martin DB10 at the launch of the new James Bond film 'Spectre' at Pinewood Studios

Aston Martin DB10 glimpsed in Spectre James Bond trailer

The official trailer for the film, which can be viewed below, has now been released and it features glimpses of the Aston Martin DB10 created specially for the film

Simon Price, CEO of cutlery firm Arthur Price

Arthur Price eyes Far East with new orders in China

Luxury cutlery firm is tapping into fascination with British manufacturing by branching out into Chinese markets

1984 XJR-5 Le Mans

How Jaguar found a new life after near collapse

Former boss Sir John Egan tells all in a new book about his time after joining the car maker in 1980

Derek John Morris

Tributes to Midland skate maker who got Europe rolling

Derek Morris, the man behind Solihull-based Morris Vulcan Ltd and MV Sports and Leisure, helped transform the UK’s toy industry over several decades.

Horiba vice-chairman Kozo Ishida and George Gillespie, chief executive at Horiba Mira

Engineering group Mira bought by Japanese firm

Warwickshire testing and research group under new ownership which will allow it to expand its base

Land Rover is launching three special editions of its iconic Defender model to mark its final year of production

Land Rover Defender production set to run on into 2016

In January Land Rover announced a year of celebration to mark the final year of Defender production at its Solihull plant

From left: Managing director of A&T Enclosures Tim King, managing director of Central Finance Alison Bradley and business development director at Lloyds Bank Commercial Mark Harris

New jobs at A&T Enclosures following £2.5m funding deal

Black Country manufacturing group will use new capital to recruit, purchase equipment and invest in R&D

JLR staff in row over Ramadan breaks

Workers claim some Muslims were passing out due to heat in factories run by luxury car maker

John Bull (Ray Egan) placed a wreath outside the gates of HP Sauce in Newtown on the day the former sauce works was to be demolished

Goodbye to all that

Business journalist and Post columnist Jon Griffin takes a look back on his time reporting the city's ever-changing corporate community

The Formula 1 Grand Prix of Great Britain at Silverstone Circuit

Aston Martin tipped for return to Formula 1 to help turbo-charge its tech plans

Luxury sports car maker rumoured to be contemplating return to Formula 1 racing for first time in 55 years

Victoria Carpets in Kidderminster

Victoria Carpets rolls out news of £10 million investment for stable footing

Last year Victoria reported pre-tax profits of £2.3 million, up from losses of £3.3 million for the same period in 2013

A rare 1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mk 1 Volante Vantage, which is to go under the hammer at Barons at Sandown Park on July 28

Rare 1960s Aston Martin expected to fetch more than £500,000

One of just 29 ever made, it is believed to be the final such Volante Vantage built

Matt and Mick Adams from Birmingham Prototypes

Major investment for Birmingham Prototypes

Sheet metal company ploughs £1.2m into factory expansion and new laser machine to add £2m in sales

Strike action at Pilkington Automotive called off

Trade union and management agree to enter ACAS Conciliation discussions over the current pay proposal amid claims of discrepancies between two sites

MINI Cooper D five-door

MINI retains loyalty as your life goes on

A five-door MINI does not mean less choice

Pilkington staff strike over pay dispute

Workers at Kings Norton factory claim they are being paid £3,000 a year less than colleagues in Redditch doing the same job

Jaguar will set the pace for Team Sky when a prototype version of the highly anticipated Jaguar F-PACE will lead the team at the Tour de France Grand Depart in Utrecht

Jaguar gives best glimpse yet of F-Pace crossover

A prototype version of it will be supporting Team Sky at the Tour de France Grand Depart in Utrecht this Saturday

Videos & Photos

The new Nosh and Quaff restaurant in Colmore Row, Birmingham.

Nosh and Quaff unveiled after £1m fit-out completes

Three Brindleyplace will be home to new CAU and Zizzi restaurants

Zizzi and CAU to open in Brindleyplace

CGI of plans to convert Beechenhurst House in SellyOak into 55 student flats

Former Selly Oak home of John Nettlefold to become student flats

In This Week's Paper

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Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
Features writer
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor