The school decided to focus the week on the motor industry
because many of the pupils had been directly or indirectly affected by the closure of the nearby Longbridge factory.
Union and industry leaders welcomed the move and said the academy would act as a focal point for the training and development of the UK's 250,000 motor industry
workers and for those wanting to join the profession.
Prof Rhys' international standing as a commentator and analyst of the motor industry
is reflected by the number of expert bodies on which he sat; these have included the Institute of Welsh Affairs, the Engineering Industry Advisory Committee, the Design Council's Welsh Advisory Committee, the Institute of the Motor Industry
and the Welsh Development Agency.
The Retail Motor Industry
Federation (RMI) will open a new training facility at the park to act as an industry resource for MOT tester training.
SIMI's third quarter Motor Industry
Review, launched yesterday in Kildare, was compiled by economist Jim Power in association with buy and sell website DoneDeal.
Someone writing an article on a car, a race or anything to do with the motor industry
can contact us for a particular picture and we'll get it to them.
They gave this city the reputation as the home of the motor industry
The IMI is the professional association for individuals working in the motor industry
and every year hosts the outstanding achievers awards to celebrate and recognise talented work and achievement in vehicle body work painting among other automotive skills.
Skills are a crucial issue for the motor industry
and it wants to attract enthusiastic and self-motivated young people.
The group of Almondbury High School pupils gained an insight into the motor industry
with a visit to Polar Ford on St Andrews Road.
A new sector-funded motor vehicle initiative which provides the motor industry
with a hybrid electrical vehicle qualification packaged with an automotive air conditioning and climate control qualification is now being offered at Coleg Llandrillo Cymru, Rhyl.