The UK automotive overview

The most productive car plant in Europe is based in North East England, manufacturing a third of all cars built in the UK each year.

North East England automotive sector

A well-established cohort of manufacturing companies exists here, including a strong automotive supply chain.

Skills and workforce

A strong, loyal workforce exists here to support the automotive industry.

Cost savings in South Tyneside

Employers located in South Tyneside have the best of both - competitive costs and a strong labour force.

Automotive support networks

A new vehicle rolls off the production line in the UK every 20 seconds - automotive organisations based here can access a range of support.

International Advanced Manufacturing Park

Over 100 hectares of land is being developed into a business location to the north of Nissan. Suitable for manufacturing, logistics and offshore businesses from the UK and overseas.