The Nissan move shows Britain is losing its competitive edge

9 February 2019 9:00 am

Has ‘Jay’ Powell gone wobbly, or does he know something we don’t? That was the question being asked after the…

The production line at the Jaguar Land Rover factory in Solihull, England. Photo: Getty

Jaguar’s boss isn’t scaremongering. The UK car industry is in big trouble

22 September 2018 9:00 am

‘I’m afraid I think he’s making it up,’ was the retort of Tory MP Sir Bernard Jenkin on Monday’s Today…

Brexit is an opportunity for the UK-based car industry to change up a gear

27 May 2017 9:00 am

The UK car industry reinvented itself in the 1980s. Brexit offers it the opportunity to do so again, says Matthew Lynn

Why Google’s still not doing the right thing

25 March 2017 9:00 am

Shortly before agreeing, early last year, to pay token back taxes on a decade’s worth of UK-generated profits, Google also…

Nissan’s forgotten, strike-ridden past

5 November 2016 9:00 am

Strike force Nissan is to expand its plant in Sunderland, building two new models there. The Japanese company is praised for…

What can Theresa May really promise Nissan?

22 October 2016 9:00 am

I wrote last month that a key test of Brexit success will be whether Nissan is still making cars here…

With heavy industry all but extinct, what are factories for in 21st-century Britain?

7 November 2015 9:00 am

Our heavy industry days may have gone, but we lead the world at hi-tech wizardry, says Martin Vander Weyer

Industry’s next revolution will be powered by high technology

7 November 2015 9:00 am

Our mighty heritage is the foundation for a bright,high-tech future says Business Secretary Sajid Javid

A Brompton engineer assembles the drivetrain system on a folding bicycle at their factory in Brentford, West London

Let’s step it up a gear for engineering

7 November 2015 9:00 am

Highly qualified engineers need a government-backed image boost, says Brompton Bikes MD Will Butler-Adams