As a whole, the automotive industry encompasses a wide range of companies and organisations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing and selling of motor vehicles. With o ver 1.5 million vehicles and 2.5 million engines produced in the UK each year, car manufacturing volumes are on course to break all-time records by 2017 1.
With this in mind, we wanted to bring your attention to a few interesting facts about Vauxhall and its role within this prominent and innovative industry.
Here’s our top five interesting Vauxhall facts:
1. Vauxhall has been keeping Britain on the move since 1903, making it the country’s oldest automotive brand. (That’s 112 years making cars).
2. Vauxhall is also one of the biggest UK employers, employing over 35,000 people, including over 100 graduates and 74 apprentices.
3. Vauxhall prides itself on being a socially responsible company, leading the way with innovative, greener vehicles such as the Ampera and ecoFLEX models.
4. Vauxhall is proud sponsors of all four home-nation football associations (England, Nothern Ireland, Scotland, Wales)
5. The Telegraph named the Vauxhall Corsa as the most popular vehicle among young drivers 3
Here at York, Ward & Rowlatt, as a representative of Vauxhall, we are committed to upholding the superb reputation of the manufacturer and aim to exceed customer expectations through a truly personalised service. If you’re in the market for a new Vauxhall that you can be sure that we can support your demands.