Manufacturer 23 Feb
JLR Halewood production jeopardised by workers' strike action vote
Vehicle production at Jaguar Land Rover’s Halewood car production line could be halted after more than 150 workers voted to strike over job and pay cuts, Unite the Union has claimed.
Manufacturer 13 Apr
Mini production threatened by proposed strike at Plant Oxford
Mini production could be dealt a further blow after workers at its Oxford manufacturing plant voted to strike over an “inadequate pay offer”.
Car Dealer News 17 Feb
Mercedes-Benz Retail Group denies handing technicians 13% pay rise to avoid strike
Mercedes-Benz Retail Group (MBRG) has denied issuing its technicians a 13% pay rise to avoid two days of strike action affecting workshops at nine of its dealerships.
Car Dealer News 13 Jan
Mercedes-Benz Retail Group workers to strike after ‘two-year pay freeze’
Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz Retail Group (MBRG) has been accused of adopting “disgraceful divide and rule tactics" after its technicians voted in favour of a four-day strike over pay.
Manufacturer 14 Dec
Aston Martin workers to consider new year strike over pensions
Industrial action is threatened at Aston Martin as workers face losing an estimated £100,000 in retirement income if the defined benefit scheme is closed.
Car Dealer News 4 Apr
Trade union calls for Ellesmere Port decision following PSA investment in Vauxhall Luton
PSA’s investment in Luton is a “deserving tribute to dedicated workforce”, but today's announcement has led to calls for an end to Ellesmere Port's uncertain future.
Manufacturer 9 Jan
Vauxhall announces 250 further job losses at Ellesmere Port
Job losses at Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port car manufacturing facility are set to reach 650 since the manufacturer’s takeover by the PSA Group after a new wave of cuts was announced this week.
People News 29 Jun
Bentley workers secure multi-year pay deal with Unite
Employees at Bentley Crewe have secured a multi-year pay deal with Unite union which delivers a cut in hours and increased pay.
Market Insight 2 May
Unite launches emissions register to highlight dangers to workers of diesel fumes' 'ticking time bomb'
The UK’s largest trade union has launched an emissions’ register to protect workers against the “ticking time bomb” of diesel fumes.
Manufacturer 20 Feb
Government seeks PSA Group assurances on Vauxhall after Opel reports
PSA Group has pledged to maintain GM’s Opel operations in Germany - but the future of UK plants remain uncertain, according to reports on the Continent.
Manufacturer 16 Feb
PSA has 'little choice but to close Vauxhall plants' if buyout goes ahead
Vauxhall plants in the UK would be losers in any deal for PSA Group to acquire Opel/Vauxhall from General Motors.
Market Insight 11 Oct
Hard Brexit will leave UK car industry 'hanging by a thread'
Investment decisions on the production of up to 15 new models in the UK are ‘hanging by a thread’ unless the Government secures tariff free access to the European single market.
Manufacturer 15 Oct
Aston Martin restructure could result in over 300 redundancies
Aston Martin is “rebalancing and restructuring” its business which could result in up to 314 redundancies.