BIRMINGHAM, England – The U.K. automobile industry believes the "unique partnership" it has forged with the British government could make it a world leader in automotive research and development. Paul Everitt, head of communications, economics and policy for the U.K. Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), tells Ward’s the industry's forward-looking Foresight vehicle program is producing futuristic results. The scheme, funded by the U.K. government, began about six years ago, ...

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