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Industry expert teams

Our long-term commitment to the automotive sector

RBS has enjoyed a productive relationship with the UK automotive sector for over a century. In fact, one of our clients recently celebrated 100 years with both Ford and RBS. We're here to share this experience with you - to help build your future success.

The automotive markets we cover

  • Retail
  • Rental - including contract hire
  • Manufacturing

People who make the difference

We believe it's the specialist knowledge of our people that makes the difference. We are based out of the Birmingham office where our dedicated sector team are supported by a 25-strong national team of relationship directors covering the whole of the UK.

Putting our knowledge to work for you

In addition to our standard services, we offer solutions that address the specific needs of the automotive business, such as:

  • Lombard Unit Stocking - a market leading unit stocking solution
  • Lombard Strategic Fleet Finance - solutions tailored to the rental sector
  • Finance options - working capital facilities with seasonal peak options

Contact our Automotive team

  • Richard Hill, Head of Automotive, NatWest Markets
  • Experience - over 20 years' automotive industry experience across manufacturing, retail and fleet services as well as, banking and leasing. Richard is a member of the UK Automotive Council.
  • Key role - to ensure the Bank delivers provides long-term support and pro-active service across the sector.

To find out more, please contact the Automotive Sector team on 0800 073 2257 or email