UK automotive sector is driving force for UK manufacturingStaff writer ▼ | January 8, 2016
UK government partnership with the automotive industry has created or protected 15,000 jobs and attracted over £1 billion of foreign investment.
Auto industry Automotive Investment Organisation
Since the AIO was established in June 2013, the AIO has attracted over £1 billion of foreign investment into the UK auto sector and supported over 250 projects.
The AIO has created a network of leading industry professionals and government expertise to identify specific growth opportunities in the UK automotive supply chain.
As a result, the amount of British-made components being used by car manufacturers in the UK has increased to 41% in 2015, from 36% in 2011. ■