Budget 2015: Midlands auto industry welcomes £100m investment

A £100m shot-in-the-arm for the West Midlands automotive industry has been welcomed by manufacturers and business leaders.

In his Budget speech to the Commons, Mr Osborne said he was intent on backing the manufacturing powerhouse of the Midlands with a major investment to further the development of driverless car technology.

“We’re going to back our brilliant automotive industry by investing £100m to stay ahead in the race to driverless technology,” he said.

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