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Automotive News, Late August, 2019

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One of the UK’s leading autonomous vehicle specialists, Aurrigo, has recorded an international boom after securing more than £1.5m of orders from across the world.

Aurrigo has seen demand for its driverless pods soar following the successful completion of major trials in the UK and Australia proved that its technology can deliver safe and efficient ‘first and last mile’ transport solutions.

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https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/1-5m-export-boost-for-coventry-based-driverless-technology-specialist/

To significantly reduce its design-to-manufacture time, Briggs Automotive Company (BAC), the British manufacturer of the recently launched elite supercar Mono R, turned to Stratasys and its FDM 3D printing.

When faced with detrimental delays to the design process of an essential air intake, the BAC team turned to Stratasys FDM additive manufacturing to quickly produce fully functional prototypes and improve final, on-road performance.

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https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/impact-additive-manufacturing-design-production-supercars/

The British car industry has witnessed its worst period of decline since 2001 as ongoing weakness in major EU and Asian markets hit exports.

UK car production was down more than 10% year on year in July and has now fallen for 14 consecutive months, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). British car manufacturing output declined -10.6% in July, with 108,239 units produced as some key model changes affected performance.

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Further slump for British car industry ‘a serious concern’

Planning has been secured to create a 3msq ft. global parts logistics centre for Jaguar Land Rover which will help retain the automotive company’s aftermarket parts business in the UK.

The proposed 2.94msq ft. campus at junction 11, M42 in Leicestershire will supply 80 markets worldwide.

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Plans approved for Jaguar Land Rover’s global distribution centre