Top car manufacturer looking to set-up in the West Midlands

Chinese car manufacturer Changan could come to the West Midlands Credit: PA Wire/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Chinese car manufacturer Changan is looking to set up a new base in the West Midlands.

CAUK is behind the companies design and development and is based in Nottingham, although it is not yet known if the new West Midlands base would result in its closure.

Changan Automobile, which is in the top 15 vehicle manufacturers in the world, is understood to be looking in the Birmingham, Solihull and Coventry areas for their Advanced Manufacturing Hub.