BMW i8 Launch: £100k Alternatives Jul22

BMW i8 Launch: £100k...

With the launch of the i8, BMW have just brought the hybrid supercar to the masses (kind of). 2014 really has seen supercar manufacturers step their game up when it comes to hybrid vehicles. First up were Porsche with their game changing 918 Spyder, one of the first hypercars that can run...

4 Iconic Cars From The Movies Jul07

4 Iconic Cars From T...

From James Bond’s Aston Martin to the Batmobile, classic films usually contain a classic car. Some of cinema’s finest moments feature an iconic, cool vehicle, so let’s take a look at some of the greatest movie cars to ever have graced the silver screen.     1982 DeLorean DMC-12...

5 Signs You’re Obsessed With Your Car Jun04

5 Signs You’re...

Take a walk around your neighbourhood at the weekend and you can almost guarantee there will be a guy cleaning, polishing, waxing or buffing his car, regardless of the fact that the weather can be described in no other way than, well, torrential. You’re probably thinking one of two things: 1)...

Celebrities And Their Supercars Jun03

Celebrities And Thei...

There are many ways a celebrity can flaunt their hard earned (or not so) cash. It could be houses, holidays, clothing or fancy watches and jewellery, but nothing screams wealth and power like a top-of-range, custom-made luxury car. So lets take a look at some of the world’s richest and most...

3 Amazing Jobs of th...

As another working week comes to an end (thank you bank holiday monday!!), it’s time to take a look at some of our very latest and best jobs in the motoring industry, right here at In Automotive. With hundreds to choose from, updated daily and with some of the UK’s leading firms in the...

The AA: Why You Need...

The Automotive Association, or more simply, The AA, are one of Britain’s most trusted and widely recognised brands. Since their humble beginnings as a service to help drivers avoid police speed traps in 1905, The AA now has over 15 million members in the UK, ensuring that time a driver jumps...

BMW Jobs UK: InAutom...

BMW are one of the biggest car manufacturers in the world and are known for their forward thinking approach. Opportunities to work with such a prestigious brand should not go unnoticed. InAutomotive work closely with BMW to bring you the latest job roles. We want to help you on your way to...

Be A Recruitment Champion Apr28

Be A Recruitment Cha...

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Update your CV to win £200 Feb14

Update your CV to wi...

We’re giving away £200 in high street vouchers to one lucky job hunter just for updating or uploading your CV. Employers love to see a fresh CV and in our years of experience helping job hunters find their dream automotive jobs, there’s no better way to catch a recruiter’s...

Automotive jobs in the electric car sector set to boom Feb11

Automotive jobs in t...

Automotive jobs in the electric vehicle market have been steadily increasing, so what  is the future of the industry? There has been plenty of contradictory press around the electric car since the Prius began offering available hybrid power to the public. Many automotive jobs experts look...

Demand for engineers at 15 year peak says survey Dec10

Demand for engineers...

The demand for engineers is growing faster than for any other job specialism, according to recent figures. The rate of growth in job vacancies this November was the fastest seen in 15 years, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. The strongest demand was for engineers,...

Ford Mustang poised for UK debut Dec05

Ford Mustang poised ...

The new Ford Mustang will officially go on sale in the UK for the first time next year, the car manufacturer has announced. The reinvented Mustang 2014 is taking centre stage in the car trade press this week with car experts savouring news of the long-awaited launch. Ford broke its own press...

Automotive giant Geely invests £80m to manufacture new hybrid TX5 cabs in Coventry Dec03

Automotive giant Gee...

As part of his high profile trip to China, PM David Cameron took a look around a Chinese version of the London taxi this week. He welcomed the announcement that there will be an £80 million investment from Chinese car firm Geely, which bought the cab manufacturer The London Taxi Company...

Dismissed or been ma...

Have you just lost your job? Maybe you’ve been fired from your automotive job, or maybe you’ve been told you’re being made redundant. It’s possible you felt like you had to resign because of something happening at work. If one of these situations has occurred, it is crucial...

License requirements for UK van drivers Nov18

License requirements...

License requirements for UK van drivers You need a very specific type of license in order to drive a van safely and legally in the UK. Training is required in order to get to an adequate level to undergo the tests After you’ve completed some training, the final licensing exam is made up of a...

Coping with stress a...

Workplace stress is extremely common and the sad truth is that it’s on the rise. Most car sales professionals, mechanics and automotive engineers would admit to suffering stress at busy times of the year, particularly when deadlines and targets come into play. Recent figures from...

Thinking of a change...

A recent survey by Capital One Credit Cards revealed that 62 % of workers in the UK are happy in their jobs.  That leaves about four in ten of us that are not happy with our jobs, and this dissatisfaction could be a result of the companies we work for, the hours we work, our colleagues or a...

Jaguar plans to launch four new models by 2018 Oct15

Jaguar plans to laun...

Having faced stiff competition from German rivals Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar is poised to launch an offensive in the coming years. According to an in-depth article in Autocar magazine, Jaguar will launch four new models by 2018. In the interview Adrian Hallmark, who is Jaguar Land...

‘Super September’ 2013 celebrated by automotive trade Oct07

‘Super September’ 20...

September 2013 has proved a winner for the UK automotive industry with 403,136 new car registrations (with the new 63 plate) – that’s the best month for new cars hitting the roads since March 2008. There was also a 12.4% rise in commercial vehicle registrations and bus and coach registrations...

Job prospects highest for six years Oct03

Job prospects highes...

Here’s some good news for automotive jobseekers in the UK. Job prospects for the final quarter of this year look their brightest for six years, a study has found. Jobs are being created in engineering and automotive manufacturing, while finance, business services and green energy firms are...

Nissan inspires UK school children to think of automotive careers Oct01

Nissan inspires UK s...

Nissan is inspiring school children in the UK with a special workshop in schools that raises awareness about ‘the art of making thing’ and could encourage young people to consider car engineering or manufacturing jobs in the future. One thousand school children in the North East of England...

As Cold as Ice: Nissan launch their new refrigerated van Sep30

As Cold as Ice: Niss...

Scores of catering business owners who have long demanded a high performance and energy efficient refrigerated van are applauding the recent release of the new Nissan NV200 Fridge Van. Strong demand for bespoke refrigerated vehicles that meets the rigorous needs of the fresh food and catering...

Semta to create talent pipeline for automotive jobseekers Sep24

Semta to create tale...

Skills body Semta has pledged to work with Jaguar Land Rover to provide a flow of talent through the necessary supply chain and ensure effective production of the carmaker’s latest models. Semta has just introduced a scheme that allows the overspill of good-quality job applicants to Jaguar...

Mike Hawes praises UK automotive industry resilience Sep23

Mike Hawes praises U...

New SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders) chief executive, Mike Hawes, has hailed the resilience and robustness of the UK automotive industry. In his first speech Hawes has pointed out how success in the UK contrasts sharply with the problems of car industries in mainland Europe....

How to write a stand...

If you are applying for a new automotive job, you’ll need a CV that will impress the recruiters you approach. Sloppy grammar and a lack of evidence of relevant skills won’t help your cause, so here are some tips on how to put together a standout CV. Writing a successful CV is easy once you...

Vauxhall car dealers celebrate 110 years of Vauxhall vehicle Sep12

Vauxhall car dealers...

Vauxhall car dealers around the UK are hosting events to celebrate 110 years of building and selling vehicles in the UK. Vauxhall, the UK’s oldest surviving car manufacturer, has reached a significant landmark – a mammoth 110 years of building and selling vehicles in the UK. To mark this, its...

Jaguar Land Rover to create 1,700 Solihull jobs Sep10

Jaguar Land Rover to...

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is expanding its product range and will begin using aluminium to build future models it says. As part of a new £1.5bn investment and a long term strategy to capitalize on innovative manufacturing techniques, around 1,700 jobs are being created at JLR’s Solihull plant,...

Commercial Towing Legislation Aug31

Commercial Towing Le...

Knowing the UK & European Towing Laws The law surrounding towing can be complicated, and business towing legislation places additional requirements on drivers and employers. If you are towing commercially, it’s important that you make yourself aware of the law in order to remain both safe...

10 ways to stay moti...

Receiving rejection letters, emails and phone calls can be a tough part of the job-hunting process. Worse still are those days of hearing nothing at all from potential employers, even when you have slogged over countless application forms. Don’t give up! Now is the time for inner strength and...

Classic car stamps celebrate ‘British Auto Legends’ Aug27

Classic car stamps c...

The Royal Mail is celebrating six iconic British cars with the ‘British Auto Legends Thoroughbreds Stamp Set’ just released (August 2013). The stamp collection includes sharp images of six much-loved auto thoroughbreds: the 1961 Jaguar E-Type, 1962 MG MGB, 1965 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, 1968...

UK car manufacturing grew 7% in July Aug22

UK car manufacturing...

The latest industry figures show UK car manufacturing in a good light, says the SMMT, continuing to bring positive news about automotive jobs. UK car manufacturing grew 7% in July, with sites across the UK making 128,873 units. “Car manufacturing is continuing to follow the wider UK trend for...

Nissan planning growth at Sunderland plant for Infiniti brand Aug21

Nissan planning grow...

  Nissan has applied for permission to expand its factory at Sunderland in northeast England, according to news source Reuters. The plant is already Britain’s largest car making facility. The plan is to produce a new premium compact car for its Infiniti brand kicking off in 2015...