A new long-term industrial strategy to help Midlands car firms like Jaguar Land Rover and Toyota is being launched today.
Business Secretary Vince Cable, who's chair of the Automotive Council, will outline plans which it's hoped will boost car sales to other countries.
The council's co-chair Professor Richard Parry-Jones will also help launch the initiative at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
The Business Secretary Vince Cable MP says Jaguar Land Rover is going from strength to strength.
The first building of the MIRA Technology Park was officially opened today by the Business Secretary, Vince Cable.
The Park, near Nuneaton, is expected to create 2,000 jobs in the next ten years.
The Business Secretary Vince Cable has opened the first stage of a technology park which is expected to create 2,000 jobs in the next ten years.
Dr Cable flew in a helicopter around the site at MIRA near Nuneaton. He opened it by activating an army robot - which cut the ribbon. The vehicle - developed there - is normally used in warzones to find roadside bombs.
A union is threatening to withdraw 143 members of staff from Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre in Lincolnshire, claiming they're being subjected to abuse on a daily basis.
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Take an aerial tour of the new MIRA Technology Park. The development's Control Centre was the first building to be officially opened today. Up to 2,000 jobs are expected to be created at the site over the next decade.
The Control Centre of the MIRA Technology Park was officially opened today. It is the first building to be opened in the development, which was granted Enterprise Zone status last year.
The Business Secretary Vince Cable MP has arrived at the Mira Technology Park in Nuneaton to formally open the new Control Centre.
It is the first building to be opened in the technology park development, which was granted Enterprise Zone status last year.