One part of British industry which has continued to do well is the sale of cars which has resulted in new jobs, and more jobs to come, including 10,000 jobs with Jaguar's building of their electric car in the UK.
The electric car is a solution to the likely difficulties of compliance with environmental regulation but also with shorter journeys becoming more prevalent it is a better fit with trends in car usage.
Jaguar Land Rover sold more than one car every minute last year according to City A.M. with global sales of 583,313 vehicles; this was up 20 per cent on 2015. Jaguar also wants to build its electric car in the UK - creating 10,000 jobs Andy Goss, JLR's group sales operations director, said: "These results mark significant steps in Jaguar Land Rover's strategy to become a truly global business and meet the growing international demand for its two iconic brands. Earlier this year, the company unveiled its very first electric car, an electric SUV.Â A full charge will take just over two hours and deliver more than 220 miles range measured on the US EPA test cycle, or 500km measured on the European NEDC test cycle.