The cars exported by Britain rely on many specialist European suppliers. How will Brexit affect the automotive supply chain and UK businesses in the sector” Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) group director Duncan Brock writes.
While technology may be grabbing the headlines and column inches at present, there are plenty of investment opportunities in other sectors.
The Alfa Romeo Giulietta is considered so fashionable, the Italian car manufacturer has aligned with British tailor Hawes & Curtis for the launch of an all-weather suit that can withstand the UK climate.
This year will be one of history’s most intriguing politically, with a wildcard in Donald Trump running the White House and Theresa May bounding towards Brexit, but the motoring sector”for SMEs and larger firms is also set to undergo significant shifts.
Fintech’s dramatic impact and the constant march of innovation has overhauled nearly all aspects of the sector, from accountancy to investment banking as well as automotive finance.
Despite its omnipotence, Jaguar Land Rover recognised the power of SMEs and launched internal startup hub InMotion. Real Business sat down with the man that convinced the corporate firm to let him behind the wheel of the new entrepreneurial vehicle.
Mauricio Munguia, head of Latin America Desk at Santander UK, gives his views on the main opportunities and challenges that the Mexican export?market offers.
The UK is a nation of speed demons, RAC Business has revealed, as 88 per cent of company car drivers break speed limits.
London-based digital startup Carwow recently celebrated reaching one million online users, just weeks after picking up a venture capital investment worth £12.5m. Real Business spoke with one of the co-founders of the innovative auto-buying platform, James Hind, about becoming a digital car dealer.
During a visit to Jaguar Land Rover's Midlands engine plant, George Osborne revealed a £16.6m fund for the automotive company to lead a research and development effort that can lead to 200 local manufacturing jobs.
Innovative technology often takes a long time to get off the ground. Having spent years developing a new approach to testing tyre pressures, WheelRight is starting to gather momentum and attracting the attention of a number of major industry players.
Customer reference and recommendation sites such as RatedPeople and VouchedFor have radically changed the way in which millions of us find tradespeople and even professional service providers.