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17:01, 27 JUN 2018
Comment: Volvo finds its cool again
Professor David Bailey on Volvo and their new owners Geely.
Comment: Message to GKN shareholders - stick with it
Shareholders now have a choice between what Melrose and current GKN Management are offering, says Professor David Bailey
GKN shouldn't be splitting up 'brilliant' company
Professor David Bailey examines the possible ramifications of Melrose's surprise bid to take over Worcestershire engineering giant GKN
Up to £85m in new funding to develop automotive technology
Government agrees sector deal with industry aimed at establishing the UK as a world leader in automotive technology
China next to ban diesels and petrol engined cars?
China has set an ambitious target of selling some 7m ‘New Energy Vehicles’ (NEVs) by 2025.
Birmingham Post Business Awards
7 more reasons why the Birmingham Post Business Awards are the biggest event in this calendar
Here are seven more amazing reasons why BPBA is so important to business in Birmingham
Latest Trump Tweets leave automakers scratching heads again
The new president-elect's tweets show something of a lack of understanding of the modern auto industry
Record car sales again in 2016… but this can’t go on
The market is likely to slow further in 2017 as car prices pick up thanks to higher import prices, as economic growth slows in 2017 and if financing deals are no longer as attractive
Kia is branching out with the launch of new Optimas
The Kia Optima Sportswagon is unashamedly aimed at business users.
Follow that (driverless) cab!
Whilst on secondment for a month in Singapore, Professor David Bailey has spotted a driverless taxi being trialled in a small area of the city.
No surprise that UK auto industry backs staying in Europe
Professor David Bailey gives a run through of what firms and unions have been saying, and what employers have said in letters to workers regarding the referendum.
Birmingham Post Power 250: Automotive
The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of automotive
Volkswagen changes tack, loses market share, and another boss exits
Professor David Bailey on Volkswagen changing tack over the 'dieselgate' affair.
The money-saving merits of LPG-powered cars
Liquid Petroleum Gas is a fuel which has been saving drivers thousands of pounds for a number of years, but which to some extent has slipped off most people's radar.
MG could have become a Lotus or Porsche had Alchemy deal gone through
That’s the verdict of automotive author Mike Gould, who has published a new book on the final chapter in the Rover story
SMMT to relocate its Meet the Buyer event to the Midlands
The SMMT’s Meet the Buyer event will relocate in 2016 to join Automechanika Birmingham, which takes place at the NEC from June 7-9
Weightmans advises on Cameron-Price management buyout
The deal sees Cameron-Price managing director Barry Moor acquire the company
Jaguar Land Rover
Legendary Jaguar test driver Norman Dewis signs-up for MPG Marathon
The former chief test driver and development engineer for Jaguar Cars will be taking part in the annual lean green driving event
Jaguar Land Rover
How Jaguar found a new life after near collapse
Former boss Sir John Egan tells all in a new book about his time after joining the car maker in 1980
Rare 1960s Aston Martin expected to fetch more than £500,000
One of just 29 ever made, it is believed to be the final such Volante Vantage built
It's all change as robots threaten to take over the world of work
We are into the next wave of technological change that will involve increased use of artificial intelligence and "clever" machines.
Jaguar Land Rover
Jaguar's Ian Callum lands top design accolade
The judges declared Jaguar’s director of design this year’s most influential UK designer finishing ahead of Waitrose’s Maggie Hodgetts and Burberry’s Christopher Bailey
MG Motor UK
No MG sports car in the pipeline as firm instead focuses on SUV arrival
MG Motor UK's marketing chief says a sports car is still some way off but did not rule out future development
MG Motor UK
MG hopes new MG6 will fuel further growth
Launch of the latest MG6 comes on the back of a successful 2014 for Longbridge manufacturer which saw it claim to be the fastest-growing automotive brand in Britain.