Jaguar Land Rover has announced this week that it will expand its workforce by 1,100 at its Castle Bromwich plant in the UK Midlands to work on output of a range of new products going into production this year, including the 2013 model year XF and XJ ranges. The XF range will also see the addition of the XF Sportbrake derivative.
The US Department of Transport’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is to address one of the sticking points in its 2010 Comprehensive Safety Analysis rules that are designed to improve truck driver performance.
The results of this study will be available in the summer of 2013.
The US division of Chinese carmaker Shanghai Automotive Industries Corporation (SAIC USA) has opened its new North American Operations Center in Birmingham, Michigan.
The UK division of Yusen Logistics has launched a two year apprenticeship programme to provide a vocational grounding in the logistics industry covering planning, warehouse operation, transport and customer service.