MAR 01] COVENTRY CITY COUNCIL NEWS
Car Firms Eye Coventry As A Future Prospect
firms have been eying up Coventry as a place to create new jobs
after the city went to the heart of the American car industry to
trip to the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) in Detroit saw an
officer from Coventry City Council overwhelmed by the amount of
with specific firms have thrown up several strong leads that could
lead to companies moving to Coventry.
Dave Batten cabinet member (Development and Renewal) said:
City Council's Centre for Investment went to SAE under a new
branding 'The British Midlands' in partnership with the two
Regional Development Agencies in the East and West Midlands and
other local authorities.
have to go world-wide to secure future investment in the city
and to help attract companies that will bring with them jobs for
is the ideal location for investment from research and
development companies in the automotive sector.
of contacts were made at this show and as the saying goes from
little acorns big oaks grow.
may be a while before we reap the rewards of the visit but we
will be following up every lead and trying our best to bring
some of these companies to Coventry."