Lotus hiring for 100 engineering and manufacturing jobs in Norfolk Aug05

Lotus hiring for 100...

Lotus, the UK-based sports car manufacturer and engineering firm, is creating more than 100 jobs in engineering and manufacturing at its Hethel, Norfolk headquarters. The firm has announced it will recruit 45 specialist engineers and 18 graduates to help develop new products within its...

1,000 new jobs at Bentley Motors over next three years Jul23

1,000 new jobs at Be...

Bentley Motors is pushing ahead with development of the Bentley SUV, the company’s fourth model line, at its Crewe facility from 2016. The SUV will create more than 1,000 jobs in the UK, with Bentley investing more than £800 million in its headquarters at Crewe and the development of new...

6 apps to improve your working day Jul22

6 apps to improve yo...

Smartphones and tablets have already revolutionised our lives – allowing us to shop on the go, apply for jobs, take and send photos and video clips, email from the beach, and instantly access maps just when we need them. A recent British survey found that we spend roughly 23 days a year...

CarFest gears up for a second successful year Jul19

CarFest gears up for...

BBC Radio 2 breakfast show host Chris Evans dreamt up the idea of CarFest early last year, and the event – comprising CarFest North and CarFest South – raised over £968,000 in the summer of 2012. Now car, food, music and camping enthusiasts are set to enjoy the second year of CarFest – and...

UK automotive manufacturing jobs rose 2% in 2012 Jul08

UK automotive manufa...

According to the just-published 2013 Automotive Sustainability Report – The 14th edition produced by the SMMT – 2012 was an exceptionally good year for UK automotive. “The industry generated its highest ever turnover, increased production and export volumes and attracted major investments,”...

Record number of new cars at the Goodwood Moving Motor Show Jul05

Record number of new...

Organisers of the Goodwood Moving Motor Show (MMS) say this year’s event will be the biggest yet, with a record number of world and UK new car debuts from manufacturers as diverse as Dacia and Rolls-Royce. The Moving Motor Show is part of the wider Goodwood Festival of Speed which takes place...

Thinking of early re...

The idea of early retirement will appeal to many workers heading into their mid or late 50s. But how easy is it these days? You need to be financially secure and confident that departing the job market for ever won’t leave you regretting the move two or three years down the line. The trend in...

Pirelli allowed to do tests after Grand Prix blowouts Jul01

Pirelli allowed to d...

Tyre manufacturer Pirelli is to be allowed to run two three-day tests in an effort to resolve its current tyre worries following the blow-out chaos that unfolded in the British Grand Prix, report the BBC and the Guardian. The announcement came after Silverstone’s owners hit back at...

Drayson Racing sets new World Electric Land Speed Record Jun26

Drayson Racing sets ...

A ‘hypercar’ built by a British company has broken the electric land speed record that has stood for nearly four decades, held by a US built vehicle. Britain was confirmed as a world leader in vehicle design and manufacture this week when former science minister and racing driver...

McLaren Automotive sets up store in Malaysia Jun25

McLaren Automotive s...

  McLaren Automotive has announced its 25th global market, and what will become its 41st retail outlet. McLaren’s high performance cars will be available in Malaysia through Sime Darby Motors which has been chosen to represent the iconic British brand in Malaysia. The business there will...

Tailored your CVs bu...

It’s well known that job applicants should tailor their CVs or online applications to each specific automotive job described by the recruiter, rather than send generic details about themselves. But increasingly – as more and more people apply for each advertised vacancy – those who apply for...

Mike Hawes named new chief executive of SMMT Jun10

Mike Hawes named new...

This week the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has announced that Mike Hawes will join the organisation as the new Chief Executive later this year. Hawes, currently with Bentley Motors, will be responsible for leading the executive team that will promote the UK motor industry...

Brake problem forces Toyota to recall Prius cars Jun05

Brake problem forces...

Japanese carmaker Toyota is recalling 242,000 third-generation Prius vehicles worldwide over a brake fault, around 5,000 in the UK Toyota has said a design flaw in a brake part could mean Prius cars take longer to fully stop. Toyota will recall 117,000 units in Japan, 91,000 in North America,...

The Kiev International Motor Show 2013 kicks off in Ukraine May29

The Kiev Internation...

SIA’2013, the Kiev International Motor Show, is taking place from 29 May to 2 June 2013 in Kiev’s International Exhibition Centre, in the Ukraine. SIA is the leading motor exhibition in Ukraine. It has been showcasing vibrant presentations and bringing together a huge number of car lovers for...

First SEAT dealership for Evans Halshaw May23

First SEAT dealershi...

Evans Halshaw, the UK’s largest volume car retailer, has opened its first SEAT dealership, in Harrogate, creating six new automotive jobs and requiring a total staff of 28. Evans Halshaw is part of the Pendragon automotive retail group. The new showroom puts SEAT on the map in the North...

Video: Lamborghini 50th Anniversary drive May20

Video: Lamborghini 5...

Here is a great video shared from www.autocar.co.uk. Lamborghini celebrated its 50th anniversary in style this year. In this special event, 350 Lamborghinis of all ages and types were showcased as they took part in a celebratory tour through Italy. Browse our automotive jobs today on...

Jobs boost for UK manufacturing SMEs May20

Jobs boost for UK ma...

Job prospects are up among manufacturing UK SMEs, according to the latest Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) Barometer. The survey found that 93% of small manufacturing SMEs are looking to boost jobs and uphold staff levels which will be good news for automotive jobs says the Society of...

Jaguar Land Rover grants parts supply contracts worth £2.8bn May13

Jaguar Land Rover gr...

British luxury car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has set up several new supply contracts worth £2.8bn for supplying automotive parts for its Jaguar F-Type sports car. Jaguar Land Rover has awarded the contracts to over 270 companies around the world but the UK is playing a major part in this...

Temperature sensitive roads and recharging lanes being developed May01

Temperature sensitiv...

It could be that roads and motorways will look very different in a decade’s time. Scientists in the Netherlands have come up with high tech innovations for motorways, including self-illuminating weather warning signs painted onto the tarmac, and a dedicated lane capable of recharging electric...

Ford plans first showroom in Burma Apr30

Ford plans first sho...

US carmaker Ford has become the latest foreign company to announce plans to enter Burma, says the BBC, after investment sanctions against the country were suspended. Ford has signed a deal with Burmese conglomerate Capital Diamond Star Group to open a showroom in Yangon. Other leading car...

Attracting talent into automotive jobs will top SMMT Summit agenda Apr29

Attracting talent in...

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has said its high-level skills panel that will feature at the fifth SMMT International Automotive Summit, on June 13 2013, will focus on the importance of talent and skills in the UK auto trade. The skills panel session, to be held at...

Recruiter Guide to I...

A guide to the basics on the new InAutomotive for recruiters, including video walkthoughs to help you along. Login Add a Job Manage Jobs Manage Applications CV Search CVBE Setup Multiposting on the new sites Login - Visit the site and follow link to Recruiters in main Nav. - Enter email...

GM reveals new 2013 Buick Riviera concept car Apr22

GM reveals new 2013 ...

General Motors has revealed a new 2013 Buick Riviera concept at the Shanghai Auto Show in China which took place last weekend (20 and 21 April 2013). The Detroit carmaker says the vehicle combines avant-garde looks, gull-wing doors and a plug-in hybrid electric propulsion system. It was...

The New InAutomotive (Information For Recruiters) Apr22

The New InAutomotive...

We’ve been working hard developing our new site, based on our experience with previous platforms, and the valuable feedback from our clients. We are confident that you will be entirely satisfied with the new site’s performance and enhanced functionality. These include: Improved candidate job...

Service advisor job ...

Service advisors work as part of a customer service team, dealing with motorists and corporate customers, and ensuring their cars are serviced and repaired to the highest possible satisfaction. Automotive service advisor jobs tend to be based at franchised car dealerships or independent...

What puts drivers off greener cars? Cost and battery range says RAC Apr17

What puts drivers of...

Environmentally friendly ‘green’ cars may be on the cusp of becoming more commonplace on Britain’s roads as almost half of drivers (49%) would consider buying an alternatively fuelled vehicle while a quarter (25%) say they are likely to purchase one in the next five years. This is the...

Are these the most pointless double yellow lines ever? Apr17

Are these the most p...

Double yellow lines have been painted along an alley in Swindon – even though it’s far too narrow to squeeze a car down. The pedestrian lane is so narrow that there are only 13 inches between the lines. Residents near Newhall Street in Swindon have been bemused by the move and according to...

Two thirds of UK motorists admit to in-car eating Apr15

Two thirds of UK mot...

Research by Admiral, the car insurance specialists, has revealed two thirds of motorists eat when behind the wheel despite most drivers thinking it’s dangerous and should be illegal. Almost one in six (15%) of motorists have also crashed or had a near miss as a result of in-car eating....

Video: The All-New Range Rover Sport promoted by Daniel Craig Apr15

Video: The All-New R...

Bond actor Daniel Craig recently unveiled the new Range Rover Sport with a live drive through the streets of New York. Land Rover is describing the car as “the ultimate premium sports SUV” – saying that it is the fastest, most agile and responsive Land Rover ever. The Manhattan skyline was...

Embedded vision will be big news in automotive design Apr15

Embedded vision will...

Automotive applications such as lane-departure warning and self-parking will be among the major growth drivers during 2013 of the market for ‘embedded vision’, an area of technology concerned with enabling machines to “see” and interpret data from computer vision software. Developers are busy...

Transport Secretary impressed at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2013 Apr10

Transport Secretary ...

A roundtable discussion was hosted at the 2013 Commercial Vehicle Show, at the NEC Birmingham this week, (9 April) with the Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, in attendance. The Minister said he was attending the meeting to listen to the industry and he took...

Budget 2013 outcomes affecting the auto industry Mar26

Budget 2013 outcomes...

The Chancellor George Osborne delivered the Budget last week and within it recognised a commitment, through the forthcoming Industrial Strategy, to UK automotive manufacturing, says the SMMT. He also introduced welcome changes to Company Car Tax with incentives for ultra-low emission...