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Jaguar Land Rover's Lode Lane plant in Solihull

Worker dies at Jaguar Land Rover plant

A spokesperson for the car giant said it was "deeply saddened" by the incident

Land Rover Discovery production at Jaguar Land Rover in Solihull.

Thousands of new jobs as Jaguar Land Rover to expand AGAIN

The expansion would see Jaguar Land Rover boost its UK workforce by 15 per cent to more than 40,000 staff

Dunlop Aircraft Tyres has been acquired in a £106m deal

US firm swoops for Birmingham manufacturer in £106m deal

Dunlop Aircraft Tyres has been snapped up New York-based Liberty Hall Capital Partners

Sertec Group looking to another half century of growth with BGF

Sertec supplies body shell components to automotive firms such as Jaguar Land Rover and Ford. The Coleshill-based manufacturer turns 50 this year and chief executive Grant Adams explains how two investments from BGF and its investor Ian Downing are spearheading another half century of growth

CGI of plans to renovate Assa Abloy's UK HQ in Willenhall

Black Country manufacturer plans £3m HQ renovation

Assa Abloy to introduce host of changes and improvements to its UK headquarters in Willenhall

Purity Brewing Company at Upper Spernall Farm, Great Alne, Warwickshire. One of the Purity delivery vehicles

Mad Goose and Pure UBU brewer Purity drinking to success

The Warwickshire brewery is enjoying sustained growth with the help of winning partnership with Tesco

BMW workers have already held industrial action at Hams Hall

BMW pension offer rejected by trade union

Unite held consultative ballot over car maker's proposals to close final salary scheme

Delegates take a tour of Guhring's new UK HQ at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub

Guhring unveils £12m investment in new Aston hub

German-owned manufacturing group has opened its new base in Birmingham which will create 50 new jobs and help it double in size

West Midlands 'worst hit' for manufacturing job losses

Trade union GMB says around 100,000 jobs have been lost from the sector over past decade

Overseas investment increases to region's auto companies

Ten per cent increase in the number of foreign direct investments coming into the West Midlands

Black Country manufacturer secures £12m funding package

Rimstock will use the capital injection to build a new factory at its base in West Bromwich

2 Sisters staff protest in Birmingham

Hundreds of jobs lost at 2 Sisters plant

Food and poultry group confirms closure of processing factory in the Black Country

Investigation into state aid for Jaguar Land Rover's Slovakian factory

EU Commission is looking into plans by the Slovakian government to grant £108 million to car maker for new factory in Nitra

New electric vehicle battery centre could create 10,000 jobs

Ambitious plans outlined to house national centre to support development of batteries for electric vehicles of the future

Aston Martin DB11

Tide turning for Aston Martin on back of DB11 success

Pre-tax profit back in the black as 'Second Century' transformation programme show signs of working

Founded in 1773, the Assay Office courted controversy last year with its decision to open a base in India

Assay Office could be stopped from using anchor mark abroad

Birmingham Assay Office could be forced to reverse decision to allow historic anchor symbol to be used by Indian sub-office after hallmarking council breaches ministerial undertaking

The Jaguar F-Pace and Land Rover Discovery

Jaguar Land Rover posts huge profit rise and record sales

Luxury car manufacturer sees sales in China rise by a third as profit stays above the £1.6bn mark

Subcon 2017: Top Gear's fastest ever car and other editors' picks

Trade magazine editors reveal their top picks for Subcon, the premier manufacturing supply chain show at the NEC - register for free here

The Airbus a380 arriving at Birmingham Airport, the Airbus is the one the worlds largest aircraft and operated by Emirates who are about to launch a regular service.

A look inside the Airbus A380 planes flying from Birmingham Airport

Take a look round the giant plane which will be a daily feature of Birmingham Airport - including its bar, lounge and plush business class seats

Midland Metro tram being tested near New Street Station

We want West Midlands firms to work on our tram lines say Midlands Metro bosses

The Midlands Metro Alliance, working on a series of tram line extensions, wants 80 per cent of suppliers to be based in West Midlands

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42-storey skyscraper builder looking for more projects in Birmingham

Gary Phelps, Sutton Coldfield Observer; AW Carhouse, Winning Team; Adrian xxxx, Captain, Walmley Golf Club.

The Sutton Observer's golf day boosts charity

This top shoe shop is opening its first store in city centre

In This Week's Paper


Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Tamlyn Jones
Business Reporter
Neil Elkes
Local Government Correspondent
Emma McKinney
Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor