The British car industry: good news, bad news – and a solution


UK automotive industry turned over a record £69.5 billion in 2014

The British automotive industry is booming, but potential problems lie ahead

The UK automotive industry is in rude health, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

But before we break out the bunting, a note of caution. Such is the rate of growth that there is a serious skills shortage among manufacturers and suppliers, and it has the potential to cut off the success story in its prime.

In particular, the problem is focused on engineering, although there are shortages of talent pretty much across every aspect of …read more

Source:: Autocar