The U.K. automotive industry is in excellent economic, environmental and social shape creating 44,000 jobs across the sector last year. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders’ 15th annual automotive sustainability report covering 2013 says 14,000 of those new jobs were in manufacturing, raising the total to more than 160,000. This growth was matched in domestic automotive manufacturing turnover, which grew 10.3% to top £64 billion ($109.6 billion). R&D, a key strength ...

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