£3m fund launched to boost region’s automotive supply chain

Mayor Andy Street and Nick Abell, vice-chairman of Coventry and Warwickshire LEP
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has launched its first Automotive Skills Plan alongside a £3m skills boost for the region’s automotive supply chain businesses. It said this would help the 1,100 automotive businesses in the West Midlands, which contribute £3.2bn to the regional economy and employ 46,000 staff. The WMCA said it wants to ensure the region’s automotive businesses "remain competitive, are ready to adopt emerging new technologies, and have the chance to upskill and reskill staff to help attract inves... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...