Month: November 2022

UK Automotive commits to workforce diversity and inclusion with landmark industry Charter
Company News, Diversity

UK Automotive commits to workforce diversity and inclusion with landmark industry Charter

Sixteen of the UK automotive industry’s biggest brands have come together to launch the sector’s first Automotive Diversity & Inclusion Charter.1 The founding signatories, representing a fifth of the sector’s manufacturing workforce, as well as organisations including Unite the Union and the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), are pledging […]

Bicester Heritage’s charity partner StarterMotor rounds off 2022 with largest donation to date
Company News

Bicester Heritage’s charity partner StarterMotor rounds off 2022 with largest donation to date

Bicester Heritage’s popular Scramble events have raised £20,691 for their charity partner StarterMotor during 2022, the largest donation to date. Based at Bicester Heritage, StarterMotor aims to put the next generation in the driving seat, and is a firm favourite at the Scramble events, offering drives around the site to […]

FIVA sees welcome increase in younger enthusiasts
Club News, Enthusiast Clubs

FIVA sees welcome increase in younger enthusiasts

At its annual General Assembly, held in Sofia, Bulgaria, FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles) was delighted to see a marked increase in the proportion of younger historic vehicle enthusiasts – a shift that is essential to secure the future of the movement. […]

Bicester Heritage’s Scramble events champion the future of the classic motoring industry
Company News

Bicester Heritage’s Scramble events champion the future of the classic motoring industry

Bicester Heritage’s popular Scramble events welcomed 4320 U15s attendees during 2022, sharing the magic of the motoring industry with young enthusiasts. The event, held four times a year, invites some 7,000 attendees to the former RAF base, with U15s free to attend. The Scramble events are planned with the entire […]

Suzuki celebrates latest class of graduates from its apprenticeship programme
Apprentices, Company News

Suzuki celebrates latest class of graduates from its apprenticeship programme

Suzuki GB PLC has commemorated the annual graduation of automobile, motorcycle and ATV apprentice technicians as well as customer service advisors and aftersales parts consultants from its Apprenticeship Programme. In a very welcome return to a physical event following online only events due to Government Covid restrictions, the prestigious ceremony […]

Bicester Motion awarded Bronze status by Defence Employer Recognition Scheme
Company News, Motorsport

Bicester Motion awarded Bronze status by Defence Employer Recognition Scheme

Bicester Motion has been awarded the bronze award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS). The award shows a continued statement of intent to support defence personnel by a UK employer, recognising Bicester Motion’s commitment to provide equal opportunities for all forces personnel and their families, past, present and future by […]

Education, EVs, Recruitment

UK Automotive launches Career Guide to attract the brightest and best to deliver Net Zero

Nearly half (49%) of UK automotive companies are concerned about skills shortages in key roles from research and design to engineering and manufacturing, according to the latest survey by the Society for Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The results come as a new automotive Career Guide is launched to attract top talent […]