• AkzoNobel rejects second PPG bid

    AkzoNobel has rejected a second unsolicited, non-binding and conditional proposal from PPG Industries Inc. According to AkzoNobel the proposal fails to reflect the current and future value of the business, […]

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  • Association gets new impetus

    The RMI has unveiled the National Body Repair Association (NBRA), the UK’s trade association for vehicle body repair sector – formally known as RMI Bodyshops (NAB & VBRA). Jason Moseley, […]

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  • Alton apprentice day a huge success

    About 400 young people attended an apprentice open day hosted by Alton Cars, Leeds, on Saturday, 11 March. Among the sponsors, 3M showed off the technology that is within the […]

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  • Fleets urged to accelerate updates

    The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has urged bus and coach operators to accelerate the process of updating their fleets to reduce emissions. The SMMT held its annual […]

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  • Toyota to invest in UK

    Japanese automaker Toyota is to invest £240m in upgrading its Burnaston plant in Derbyshire to its Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform. The factory which employs 2,500 people and produces […]

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  • ‘Much to do’ for CAV future

    The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has published its report Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: The future? which indicates there is ‘much to do’. The report, which sets out […]

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Aston Martin present at GALM

The sixth Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Conference will feature a case study on novel lightweighting solutions applied across Aston Martin’s new DB11. Taking place on […]