Jaguar Land Rover is to hire 5,000 staff to boost autonomous car capabilities The business is looking to hire 1,000 electronic and software engineers and 4,000 workers across other sectors, including manufacturing, with most of the jobs based in the UK. Read more.
Purplebricks Group confirms plans for US expansion The UK-based online estate agent said California would be the launch state due to its strong housing and economic fundamentals. "Our plans are progressing well and we remain on-course to launch in the second half of 2017," said US CEO Eric Eckardt. Read more.
Auto Trader posts 23% growth in profits to £193m The FTSE 250-listed classified motor advertising group also saw revenues climb by 9% to £311m in the year to 31st March. The number of minutes spent on its platforms rose by 12% to 582 million per month. Read more.