Monthly Archives: March 2011

Fuel prices to fall

The price of fuel at Britain’s pumps will fall by 1p per litre from 6pm this evening. Chancellor George Osbourne announced a raft of measures aimed at saving money for motorists in today’s annual Budget, chief among them today’s 1p cut in fuel duty per litre and the scrapping of Labour’s fuel duty escalator for […]

Tata increases UK workforce

22/03/2011 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive industry news

Jaguar Land Rover’s parent company Tata Motors will strengthen its presence in the UK by boosting the size of its R&D department by more than 40 per cent.  Up to 100 new jobs will be created by 2013 at Tata Motors European Technical Centre in Coventry to boost the R&D workforce to 340. Nick Fell, […]

AI boss helps launch new networking group in the West Midlands

Click here for more details of launch event Jim Griffin, MD of AI is one of the original group of business owners who has helped launch WBGN – Warwickshire Business Growth Network. The group launched last week and has the aim of helping local SMEs with issues around growth.  “I think it’s a great idea […]

February car sales beat expectations

15/03/2011 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive industry news, Automotive insulation

New car registrations in February fell less than expected, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. The better-than-expected sales result has been attributed to strong fleet demand easing decline which dropped by just 7.7 per cent to 63,424, when compared to February’s scrappage-boosted 68,686 sales last year. February’s best-sellers were the Volkswagen Golf […]