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GKN offloads German division in £177m deal

Stromag will become part of US drivetrain group Altra Industrial Motion

Jaguar Land Rover to shed 260 agency staff

Worker says they had 'no idea' contracts were going to be discontinued

Buses in Moor Street

Electric cars may be allowed to use bus lanes to cut pollution

Government ideas for Birmingham's 'clean air zone' include allowing electric cars to go the wrong way down one-way streets and jump the queue at traffic lights.

Victoria Carpets in Kidderminster

Victoria continues deals with £13m buyout

Carpet manufacturer acquires Yorkshire underlay specialist and says it will carry on looking for more acquisition opportunities

Covpress has entered administration

Covpress enters administration threatening 800 jobs

Trade union confident staff can be saved at body panel manufacturer as administrators battle to find a buyer for Chinese-owned firm

Bear Grylls at the Land Rover Discovery unveiling at Packington Hall

Bear Grylls abseils onto 'Tower Bridge' to celebrate new Discovery

Star-studded event at Packington Hall saw record-breaking Lego bridge used to show off new Land Rover Discovery model

New Land Rover Discovery has been unveiled

Land Rover takes wraps off new Discovery

Luxury car maker has packed new model with latest technology and aims to offer a lighter and greener car

Staff at BMW in Hams Hall will be affected by changes to pension schemes

BMW to shut final-salary pension schemes

Staff at Hams Hall plant among 5,000 across four factories to be affected by changes to final-salary pension schemes which will close next year

Land Rover at Solihull updated

Man dies after being trapped by lorry at Jaguar Land Rover plant

Workers at the factory said they were in shock and claimed he was just 22

Longbridge exit down to 'Brexit vote and flawed business model'

Aston University professor David Bailey on the reasons behind SAIC's decision to end car production in Longbridge

Watch: The bin designed to withstand a terrorist blast

Birmingham company behind new armoured bin designed for public places vulnerable to terrorist attack

British and Chinese flags flying over MG, Longbridge

Car assembly axed at Longbridge despite rising MG sales in the UK

Cars will no longer roll out of the plant after MG Motor UK owner SAIC announced it would “no longer be required”

Ranjit Boparan has bought Bernard Matthews

Ranjit Boparan rescues 'struggling' Bernard Matthews

Renowned British turkey brand has been acquired in pre-pack administration deal by Birmingham's so-called 'chicken deal' as Ranjit Boparan's food empire continues to grow

Artist's impression of JLR's new factory in Slovakia

Jaguar Land Rover starts work on £1bn eastern European factory

Luxury car brand becomes first automotive manufacturer to open a factory in eastern European country

i2m co-founder Mike Kelly (left) with Progressive Technology's manufacturing manager Steve Shadwell

Merger deal for Birmingham manufacturer which works with F1 teams

i2M teams up with Progressive Technology to offer broader range of manufacturing services to clients

Production of the Jaguar XE will move to Castle Bromwich

Jaguar to invest £100m in Castle Bromwich plant

Production of Jaguar XE model will transfer over from Solihull to factory in north Birmingham in a move which will 'future proof' the site

Tony Hague, managing director of PP Control & Automation

£1m factory expansion for West Midlands manufacturer

PP Control & Automation says additional capacity will give it the space it need to double turnover by 2021

Watch: Bear Grylls takes to skies to show off new Land Rover tech

Seats in new Discovery model can be moved remotely via smartphone app from anywhere in the world - including mid air

West Midlands defies UK trends to post export rise

Region saw no drop in exporting to European Union in build up to referendum

CGI of Gestamp's planned new factory in Four Ashes

Jaguar Land Rover supplier unveils £126m factory plan

Car part maker Gestamp Tallent to relocate 800 staff to new state-of-the-art pressings factory near M6 in Staffordshire

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Baggage handling firm Aviator is to withdraw from Birmingham Airport next month

Winter chaos warning for Birmingham Airport with baggage handling firm set to pull out

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