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16 January 2019

Unions must fight and demand nationalisation to save thousands of car industry jobs

Bridgend Ford bosses have said over 1,000 workers will lose their jobs over the next two years, with 370 to go this spring

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20 April 2016

Review: 'On the Track' by Bill Mullins

A demonstration of the role of a Marxist in the workplace: There were 612 strikes recorded at British Leyland's Cowley plant in 1969 - workers today will be as amazed at that figure as the bosses were horrified by it then.

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8 January 2014

Is UK car building back in Top Gear?

The thoroughly reactionary but entertaining Jeremy Clarkson, on his Top Gear programme's Christmas special, tried to demonstrate that UK vehicle manufacturing was healthier than ever

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24 February 2009

Car industry in crisis: Death of jobs by a thousand cuts

Car components firm GKN has announced the closure of two of its plants in the West Midlands. This will mean 323 direct job losses. Dave Griffiths spoke to Pete Bradley, a GKN worker and a member of the Amicus section of Unite, before the latest cuts announcement.

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11 February 2009

Car industry in crisis - national meeting

Saturday 14 February 2009, 12-4pm, The Birmingham and Midland Institute, Margaret Street, Birmingham B3 3BS...

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5 February 2009

Car industry bailout plan

CAR WORKERS in Britain face job cuts, long lay-offs and increased short-time working. Nissan, Jaguar Land Rover and other car manufacturers have all cut jobs. The recession-hit 'British' car industry...

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10 December 2008

The National Shop Stewards Network is organising a meeting for car workers and those in ancillary industries:

Car industry in crisis - national meeting

The National Shop Stewards Network is organising a meeting for car workers and those in ancillary industries:
Saturday 14 February 2009, 12-4pm, The Birmingham and Midland Institute, Margaret Street, Birmingham B3 3BS.
Please encourage your union branch/workplace to sponsor this meeting and send delegates (5 per delegate or visitor).
See also: www.shopstewards.net or PO Box 58262, London N1P 1ET.

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5 November 2008

Fighting for a socialist solution to the crisis in the car industry

In the recession in the 'real' economy, the car industry is one of the first to be hit. Ford workers at Southampton have taken their first action against plans to close the plant there, whilst Ford at...

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29 October 2008

Car industry in crisis: A fighting strategy

The financial crisis is hitting the world car industry for six. Car sales are often the first to fall when boom turns to bust, writes Bill Mullins.

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12 October 2006

A 'race to the bottom' for workers' rights and a disaster for the environment

BY THE year 2050 there will be another one billion cars in the world, on the on top of the one billion here today...

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29 June 2006

Not just: " Lie back and Think of England"

IN APRIL, Peugeot announced the closure of its Ryton plant in Coventry with the direct loss of 2,300 jobs, which also threatens another 6,000 jobs in the West Midlands car industry, writes Alistair Tice.

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12 February 2005

Longbridge workers still fighting to defend jobs

THERE ARE growing fears that up to half of the workforce at Birmingham's Longbridge car factory could be made redundant as part of a possible joint venture with the Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC)...

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24 November 2000

Car Industry Under Threat

FORD WORKERS at Dagenham, east London are balloting for industrial action in defence of jobs. After assurances from the Ford Motor Company in 1997, none of the promised $425 million investment has materialised...

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14 April 2000

Crisis in the Car Industry - Double dealing Bosses

THE ROVER crisis shows that BMW are typical capitalists, they're double-dealing hypocrites. Rover's last owners were prepared to fiddle the profit and loss accounts to justify whatever they wanted to...

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