The region is home to...

...approximately 240 automotive companies including:

  • Nissan Motor Manufacturing UK
    • 8m cars since the launch in 1986
    • Invested £3.5bn
    • Accounts for 1/3rd of all UK car production
    • Exports to more than 130 markets
    • Renault Nissan Alliance makes 2.6 million vehicles
  • Other OEMs – Komatsu, Caterpillar, Smith Electric Vehicle & Explorer
  • More than 28 Tier 1 Suppliers
  • A wealth of specialist SMEs
  • Numerous R&D centres