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Pre-Christmas exit as IMI winds down Witton base

Historic manufacturing group brings to a close more than 150 years of industrial heritage at Birmingham base

Orbis advises on sale of TMAT to Blachford Incorporated

Chris Gregory, partner at Orbis
TMAT, based in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, designs, engineers and manufactures acoustic components for industrial and agricultural vehicles

Sport is Land Rover's new Discovery

Enda Mullen in the Land Rover Discovery Sport at the vehicle's launch in Iceland
Land Rover’s Discovery Sport is just as big a deal as Jaguar’s XE and it too is also something of a first

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Pre-Christmas exit as IMI winds down Witton base

Historic manufacturing group brings to a close more than 150 years of industrial heritage at Birmingham base

Chris Gregory, partner at Orbis

Orbis advises on sale of TMAT to Blachford Incorporated

TMAT, based in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, designs, engineers and manufactures acoustic components for industrial and agricultural vehicles

Enda Mullen in the Land Rover Discovery Sport at the vehicle's launch in Iceland

Sport is Land Rover's new Discovery

Land Rover’s Discovery Sport is just as big a deal as Jaguar’s XE and it too is also something of a first

New compact Jaguar 'could see sales double'

Jaguar Land Rover's high hopes of cracking fleet market with latest models

Jaguar Land Rover staff could be sent abroad in new pay deal

Latest twist in pay dispute could see staff working into foreign climes as part of manufacturer's new worldwide workforce strategy

Paul Noon, UKTI's regional director for the West Midlands

West Midlands export growth slows

Sales to foreign shores fall compared to second quarter, but region remains the UK's strongest in terms of growth in the past year

1,000 Mile Trial of 1900 with John Scott Montagu in a 1899 Daimler B973

Pictures: Discovered images of 1,000 Mile Trial of 1900

A new photo album at the National Motor Museum shows the race which took place during the first days of the motor car and is now seen as a pivotal moment in motoring history

James Villarreal, co-founder of Glide Utilities which features in a countdown of the nation's fastest-growing companies

Glide Utilities makes first appearance in Fast Track 100 countdown

Company founded in 2006 joins 99 others in countdown of Britain's fastest-growing businesses based on sales over three-year period

The Aston Martin DB10, a bespoke car being created for the next James Bond film - Spectre - by the Warwickshire car-maker

Aston Martin unveils James Bond's new car

The DB10 is being specially developed for the film Spectre and just ten of the bespoke cars will be built

Jaguar Land Rover Academy in Warwickshire updated

Jaguar Land Rover pay dispute breakthrough after new two-year offer

Employees at Castle Bromwich and Solihull, along with others across the UK affiliated to the union Unite, will now go to a ballot after receiving a revised pay offer

Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover worker's poetic response to pay dispute

Chris Butcher took to Facebook with his own five-verse poetic plea to JLR bosses not to dip into the pension fund to pay for his rise

Koolmill's rice milling machines in action in China

Koolmill sells rice milling machines to China

Midland company cracks one of the toughest markets for its produce but said difficulties in accessing funds to expand was hitting its plans to establish a manufacturing base here

Purity Saddle Black

Purity Brewing is back in the saddle

Brewery re-launches seasonal beer aimed at cyclists which celebrates the region's bike manufacturers such as Brooks England and Pashley

Jaguar F-Types in The Mall

Lord leaps in as JLR pay row threatens our greatest industry

Midland-based peer Kumar Bhattacharyya should know what he is talking about when it comes to industrial disputes, argues Jon Griffin

Dapa co-founders (from left) Daniel Mumford, Rob Burton and Brad Carman with company of the year sponsor Ian Cornice, from JLL

Interior designer Dapa crowned company of the year at Post Business Awards

Oldbury firm founded in a kitchen in 2009 has gone from strength to strength as lifetime achievement recognise EH Smith chairman Ken Smith

Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya

Tata will look abroad if JLR pay row goes on, union told

Lord Bhattacharyya says car giant's  owner 'will not hesitate' to invest overseas if bitter wage dispute drags on

The Manufacturing Technology Centre which has been chosen to take part in a £30m research programme

MTC and Warwick Manufacturing Group chosen for £30m research programme

'Views' initiative aims to revolutionise design and manufacture of aircraft wings to reduce costs by 20 per cent

Range Rover Evoque

Jaguar Land Rover threatens legal action over 'copycat' claims

Midland manufacturer takes on Chinese car-maker LandWind which it says is producing copies of its popular Evoque model

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

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