Industry News Production

Institute of the Motor Industry - 'Driving Change'

Industry Specific News Programming

In a unique communications partnership, the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) and ITN Productions have launched a news and current affairs-style programme, presented by national newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky called ‘Vision for the Future’.

The programme looks at the innovations that are pushing the British motor industry forward and brings to life why the British motor industry remains a global leader. It also looks at the challenges and revolutions within the industry and explores the changing way people are buying cars, the professionalism within the sector and the implications of Brexit.

It features key interviews from in and around the motoring sector and news-style reports, along with sponsored editorial profiles of some of the leading organisations working within the industry. it also features an interview with Rt Hon John Hayes MP, Minister of State at the Department for Transport, who talks about his support for the Apprenticeship Levy and why it is so vital for the motor industry to reform the training programmes. He also discusses how the development of new vehicle technology is providing the sector with some exciting career opportunities, and the importance of training technicians who work with this new equipment. 

Twelve sponsored stories from leading and innovating contributors to the industry are included in the programme including Arnold Clark, Barclays, BG Products, Car Care Plan, Dekra, IAM RoadSmart, Jewelultra, Marketing Delivery, Progress Recruitment, SalesMaster, Scania and Skillnet.