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UK Automotive Industry — [Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] (1 April 2014)

Richard Burden: ...which Lizzy Yarnold did so well at the winter Olympics was designed by McLaren here in the UK? Williams Advanced Engineering’s centre is also doing much great work, and companies such as Prodrive and Cosworth are also involved in state-of-the-art work. The UK, however, is the home of motorsport not only in Formula 1, but in so many other ways. The national and grassroots series are...

Opposition Day — [1st allotted day]: Industry (Government Support) (16 June 2010) has video

Vincent Cable: ...merits. I was giving examples of car companies that have flourished and coped with the recession without coming for Government support. Before I went to visit Bentley, I went to another factory, Cosworth-one of several Formula 1 manufacturers in this country, using very high technology. It was flourishing, providing highly skilled manufacturing employment and was not dependent on...

Jaguar (26 October 2004) See 1 other result from this debate

Mr Brian White: Does my hon. Friend agree that decisions made regarding Jaguar Racing in my constituency and Cosworth have a knock-on effect on the general motor industry? Innovations that come from motor sport are critical.

British Grand Prix (21 October 2004)

Lord Astor of Hever: ...taking place rather publicly, are damaging to the reputation of the British motorsport industry, which will be further damaged by the possible loss of 1,000 highly skilled jobs at Jaguar Racing and Cosworth. Is it not now time for Her Majesty's Government to take a more direct role to limit any further damage and demonstrate that this country is committed to and capable of hosting...

Engineering (31 March 2004) See 1 other result from this debate

Viscount Goschen: ...the cluster of world-leading firms are gathered together. There is a community of firms with Jordan, BAR, Jaguar, Renault, Williams, McLaren and Minardi. We have also heard about the engine builders, Cosworth and Ilmor. The rally teams with such English-sounding names as Mitsubishi, Subaru and Hyundai have all chosen to base their teams in the UK. I suggest that the industry is important...

Opposition Day: UK Manufacturing and Enterprise (16 May 2000)

Miss Melanie Johnson: ...year; Jaguar achieved record sales and record production; Nissan announced 800 new jobs at Sunderland; and Toyoda announced 400 new jobs in Rotherham. This year, Audi announced an investment of 45 million in Cosworth engineering to expand its site in Northampton, doubling its work force to 1,500. The recent Vauxhall statement, to which the hon. Member for South-West Bedfordshire (Sir...

Future of Rover (16 March 2000)

Mr Stephen Byers: ...more than 2.4 billion of new investment has been made in the UK car industry, creating 8,750 new jobs. Earlier this month, Audi announced a 45 million investment in its engineering subsidiary, Cosworth Technology, to expand its sites at Northampton, Wellingborough and Worcester, doubling its work force as a result. Increasing capital expenditure is going into the...

Orders of the Day — Debate on the Address: Rights, Freedoms and Responsibilities (5 November 1991)

Mr Iain Mills: ...serious ones. The death riders go to the end of the walkways, stop and run off. It is extremely difficult for the police to chase them without going in for the same sort of speeding. The fantastic Ford Cosworth and the BMW 7 series are the favourite models to steal, and the police have no chance of keeping up unless they too indulge in dangerous driving. I seek an assurance from the...

Prisoners of War (Compensation) (6 June 1991)

Dr Michael Clark: ...of a south-east Essex man as a Japanese prisoner of war. My right hon. Friend is also aware of the other books on the subject that have been written. I have just finished reading a book by John Cosworth entitled "Line of Lost Lives" which details clearly the privations suffered by the Cambridgeshire regiment, referred to by my hon. Friend the Member for Cambridge (Mr. Rhodes James). Many...

Design and Innovation (21 October 1985)

Mr John Butcher: ...will forgive a little personal prejudice, the finest production sports-saloon car in the world. There is also Hawker Siddeley whose Harrier jump jet is internationally renowned, and the March 84C racing car designed by March Engineering using the world-famous Cosworth engine. The car won the 1985 Duke of Edinburgh prize for design excellence. There were 14 finishers at last year's...

Opposition Day: Industry and New Technologies (15 May 1985)

Mr Roger King: ...ourselves on some of the great attributes that we have as a country. In formula I racing car design we are world renowned for our expertise. Our engine technology has been unsurpassed, with the Cosworth engine having powered almost all the formula I winners for nearly 15 years until it was superseded by later designs. Robin Herd, one of the chief designers of March racing cars, has just...

Motor Racing Industry (19 December 1980) See 1 other result from this debate

Mr Hector Monro: ...be suspended, redundancy in that part of the industry is likely to follow. I have visited the McLaren works and I know of the exceptional standard of engineering in grand prix racing today. Hon. Members have rightly mentioned Cosworth Engineering, which is world famous and powers 80 per cent. of the Formula 1 cars. There are many subcontractors to the motor racing industry whose future...

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