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Balti survival battle as inferior pans put Birmingham's classic cuisine at risk

Connoisseurs say balti owes much to the original cast-iron or thin pressed steel pot designs which were first supplied by Smethwick firm Pressform

UK automotive sector hits an all-time high

The two millionth Land Rover Defender takes shape on the Solihull production line
Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) revealed turnover reached a new historic high in 2014 following a 6.6 per cent increase since 2013

From Victorian nib maker to an engineering powerhouse

Rowan Crozier from Brandauer
Family firm proves moving with the times is key to survival in the face of competition

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Balti survival battle as inferior pans put Birmingham's classic cuisine at risk

Connoisseurs say balti owes much to the original cast-iron or thin pressed steel pot designs which were first supplied by Smethwick firm Pressform

The two millionth Land Rover Defender takes shape on the Solihull production line

UK automotive sector hits an all-time high

Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) revealed turnover reached a new historic high in 2014 following a 6.6 per cent increase since 2013

Rowan Crozier from Brandauer

From Victorian nib maker to an engineering powerhouse

Family firm proves moving with the times is key to survival in the face of competition

Taskforce created after Goodyear announces Wolverhampton factory to close

Wolverhampton City Council has today begun to establish a Goodyear taskforce to help workers hit by the closure

Brandauer's longevity could prove a useful economic lesson to those in power

New chapter for Brandauer could be template for UK plc

There are lessons to be learned for the wider economy from a small factory in Newtown, says Jon Griffin

Historic end of the road for Goodyear tyre manufacturing in the region

Goodyear has eyed a move away from the UK for a while despite more recent battles with China and sterling, argues David Bailey

Frontline Developments' MG Abingdon Edition

The making of a very modern MG

Frontline Developments started life in 1991 as a parts company for classic MGs

Community leaders vow to fight Goodyear Wolverhampton factory closure

Councillors and MPs have called for urgent talks with the firm to address proposals to cut 330 jobs in the region

updated

MP hits out at Goodyear Dunlop plans to close 'productive and profitable' Wolverhampton factory

Major jobs blow as a former Midland manufacturing giant announces plans to close its second factory in as many years

Morgan's prototype electric 3 Wheeler, the EV3

Morgan to unveil electric 3 Wheeler

The EV3 is a prototype electric version of the Morgan 3 Wheeler, a vehicle which helped redefine the marque when it was launched in 2011

The two millionth Land Rover Defender

Special two millionth Land Rover Defender rolls off Lode Lane production line

Defender 2,000,000 celebrates 67 years of continuous production at the Lode Lane factory for the vehicle that changed the face of motoring forever

Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer unveiles the DBX Concept at the Geneva motor show

Aston Martin to build new plant near Birmingham? (That's Alabama, not UK)

Aston Martin may be close to making a commitment for a new factory but the manufacturer is still hedging its bets on where that will be, says David Bailey

Four generations of the Range Rover line up together

Range Rover celebrates 45 years

Now in its fourth generation the vehicle proved a ground-breaker for Land Rover when it was launched in 1970

Jaguar Land Rover devises remote-controlled Range Rover Sport

Smartphone technology can be used to park the car by controlling steering, acceleration and brakes

A Land Rover Series II once owned by Spencer Wilkes at the Land Rover Heritage Driving Centre

Land Rover Heritage Driving Experience offers a hand-on journey through car-maker's history

The Land Rover Heritage Driving Experience has joined a similar Jaguar operation at JLR's customer test facility at the former Prodrive proving ground at Fen End

Dr Ralf Speth, chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover to enter its most exciting period yet

Ralf Speth was speaking to a gathering of automotive industry leaders at the Automotive News Europe Congress Gala Dinner at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole

Covpress

UYT sold to Covpress owner in £30m deal

Chinese parent company Yongtai takes over Canley firm UYT which supplies car components to Honda in a move expected to create 100 jobs

The Land Rover Show at the Heritage Motor Centre in Gaydon

Land Rover Show makes welcome return to Heritage Motor Centre

The Land Rover Show is returning to the Heritage Motor Centre in Gaydon on June 27 and 28 in what has been hailed as a huge coup for the museum

Midlands Assembly Network hails £4.5m sales boost

More than 85 jobs have been created with network of manufactring and engineering firms as it benefits from strategic partnerships

Cadbury jobs boost as Easter egg demand rises

Bournville manufacturer launches recruitment drive to support production of chocolate eggs despite ongoing redundancy programme

Videos & Photos

The two millionth Land Rover Defender takes shape on the Solihull production line

Jaguar Land Rover signs partnership to produce vehicles in Austria

Entrance view of completed hospital

CircleHealth's private hospital plan for Pebble Mill site

A move by traders from the Birmingham Wholesale Markets site is a step closer

Birmingham Wholesale Markets vision a step nearer

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