As backbench MPs write a letter to the Prime Minister advising against a 'No-Deal' Brexit and lorries engage in a border disruption dress rehearsal in Kent, more British manufacturers have announced contingency plans.
Aurrigo, a UK-based autonomous vehicles manufacturer, has been working with US firms to equip three of its ‘Pod Zeros’ with the latest AI technology. The driverless pods can seat up to four people, travel at 15 mph and cover up to 60 miles on one charge.
A global slowdown, rising protectionism and the ever-present spectre of Brexit has seen businesses express a more pessimistic outlook for growth prospects in the coming year, with EEF warning that a ‘no deal’ is not an option.
Where is your favourite wine from? Your answer probably isn't Battersea. The area may be more famous for its power station, but it's also home to an urban winery that sources its grapes from just down the road.
The business park is part of the UK's Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District (AMID). It is already home to Boeing Sheffield, energy tech firm ITM Power and the University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Campus.