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Avingtrans to close Black Country base

Aerospace, energy and medical products manufacturing group says steep rise in oil price and delayed projects has brought about decision

Jaguar Land Rover's classic collection goes on show at Heritage Motor Centre

Sixteen cars from Dr James Hull's £100 million car collection are on display at the Heritage Motor Centre
Warwickshire venue will plays host to 16 cars bought as part of £100m collection in the summer from Dr James Hull

Black Country chamber names Voestalpine Metsec business of the year

Black Country Chamber of Commerce's 2014 Business of the Year Voestalpine Metsec with category sponsor University of Wolverhampton
Oldbury manufacturer was one of seven winners at the annual awards which recognised customer service and international trade among other categories

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Avingtrans to close Black Country base

Aerospace, energy and medical products manufacturing group says steep rise in oil price and delayed projects has brought about decision

Sixteen cars from Dr James Hull's £100 million car collection are on display at the Heritage Motor Centre

Jaguar Land Rover's classic collection goes on show at Heritage Motor Centre

Warwickshire venue will plays host to 16 cars bought as part of £100m collection in the summer from Dr James Hull

Black Country Chamber of Commerce's 2014 Business of the Year Voestalpine Metsec with category sponsor University of Wolverhampton

Black Country chamber names Voestalpine Metsec business of the year

Oldbury manufacturer was one of seven winners at the annual awards which recognised customer service and international trade among other categories

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept

Jaguar Land Rover pledges to produce a self-drive car within ten years

Jaguar Land Rover told MPs it plans to build cars which gave motorists the option of driving for themselves or letting the vehicle take over.

From left: Leo Arnold, office and quality at RMP Products; Ray Arnold, director at RMP Products; Mark Meakin, relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking; Paul Dyche, director at RMP Products; Lauro Rodi, regional manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance; and Mark Edwards, director at RMP Products

RMP Products targets new markets with £490k funding deal

Black Country manufacturer established 22 years ago now looking at new markets and job  creation after purchasing two machines for factory

The three Manufacturing Technology Centre Minis in the Italian mountains

Midlands apprentices recreate The Italian Job with classic Minis and raise £1,500 for charity

The Manufacturing Technology Centre team recreated scenes from the classic Michael Caine film

Victoria Carpets has posted a half-year loss

Victoria posts half-year loss in aftermath of boardroom battle

Carpet manufacturer is upbeat as revenue rises but exceptional items of more than £8m hit the bottom line

TRW Automotive's site in Stratford Road, Shirley

ZF Friedrichshafen strikes deal to buy TRW Automotive Holdings Corporation

The deal will see TRW Automotive sites at Stratford Road, Shirley, College Road, Perry Barr, and Nuneaton swallowed up by the Baden-Wurtemberg-based engineering group

Troops parade along the Mall, during the annual Trooping the Colour parade, in central London.

Birmingham firm is leading supplier of ceremonial equipment to the armed forces

The All Arms Marketing and Manufacturing Organisation is one of the UK's leading suppliers of ceremonial equipment to the armed forces from its low-profile premises in Lombard Street, Digbeth, on the edge of the city centre.

The team at The Boro Foundry in Stourbridge

Boro Foundry on course for £7m in overseas deals

Black Country firm eyeing major international expansion over next five years with support from UKTI

Brunei royal family's Jaguar XJ220 which is up for sale

Sultan of Brunei's Jaguar XJ220 goes on sale in Birmingham

The Jaguar XJ220, named because of its supposed top speed is on sale at a special auction at the Classic Motor Show at the NEC this week

MG3 supermini is helping to turn around the fortunes of MG Motor UK

MG Motor cuts losses as Longbridge turns a corner

Positive news at Birmingham car manufacturer as firm reduces losses to below £1m mark for first time since launch six years

The Tesla Model S

'Game-changing' electric car to go on sale in Birmingham showroom

Birmingham is chosen as first location outside South East for new Tesla dealership.

UK Business Secretary Vince Cable

Vince Cable calls for resolution to Jaguar Land Rover pay dispute

Shop stewards have called on workers to reject a deal worth around 14 per cent over three years amid fears that pensions will be cut to help pay for the rises

Beverley Nielsen

Birmingham Made Me 2014: Manufacturing happens by design, not by accident

Beverley Nielsen claims the recent success of Midlands-based manufacturers has relied heavily upon the work of the creative industries

Black Country jobs go at PCS Brands

Kitchenware company calls in administrators resulting in more than 100 job losses across three sites including 20 at its base in Oldbury

Jaguar Land Rover's new Engine Manufacturing Centre at i54 was officially opened by the Queen amid a bitter pay and pensions dispute

Facebook backlash in Jaguar Land Rover pay dispute

Angry works take to social media to vent fury against company over ongoing pensions and pay row

Jaguar XE

Union on offensive in Jaguar Land Rover pay dispute

JLR bosses accused of investing millions around the world on the back of the sweat of the UK workforce

Queen opens Jaguar Land Rover's new i54 engine plant

Her Majesty's visit comes at difficult time for the company as it continues negotiations with trade unions over pay dispute

Former MG Rover chairman John Towers told workers the assets of MGR Capital would be wiped out four years before pocketing £1m

Former MG Rover chief's letter sparks call for payout

John Towers, one of the notorious Phoenix Four, told former workers the entire assets of subsidiary MGR Capital would be wiped out four years before he pocketed £1m

Videos & Photos

People enjoying the motoring treasures at The Classic Motor Show, held at the NEC in Birmingham.

£4.5m car auction proves classic stuff

The Nightingales rehearsing at the Rich Bitch Studios in Selly Oak

Selly Oak music studios could move base after 30 years

MP Steve McCabe who has branded an award for the city council a 'complete joke'

City's planning award branded 'complete joke' by Steve McCabe

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