The formerly family-owned Wrightbus was placed in administration last year with the immediate loss of 1,200 jobs.

Ballymena-based Wrightbus will on Wednesday deliver the world’s first double-decker hydrogen buses in Aberdeen, Scotland, a city best known as a base (...)

Workers at Wrightbus in Ballymena leave with personal tools on Wednesday. Wrights Group’s  discussions with potential buyers  all ended without a deal in place. Photograph:  Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

How did Wrightbus, a winner of the Queen’s Award for exporting, one of the UK’s top industry accolades, take such a wrong turn? Though Brexit has not(...)

Although JCB experienced weak construction equipment sales in some areas of the world, it saw business in Africa double and registered growth of 12 per cent in the Middle East. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Digger manufacturer JCB has defied a slump in the global construction market to record the highest profits in its 67-year history. The fa(...)