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UK car production

UK car production falls -5.0%

Oct 29, 2020Comments off

UK car production fell in September, with output down -5.0%, to register the worst performance for the month in 25 years,1 according to the latest figures

British engine manufacturing down – 6...

May 02, 2019Comments off

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, “An eleventh successive month of decline in engine production for domestic vehicle assembly shows the underlying weakness of UK automotive

SMMT response to Brexit Extension

Apr 11, 2019Comments off

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive: “While we’ve avoided a ‘no deal’ Brexit on Friday, it is utterly unacceptable that, more than two years since negotiations

Industry comments on SMMT new car registrat...

Apr 04, 2019Comments off

Ashley Barnett, Head of Consultancy at Lex Autolease: “The new number plate release means March is usually a strong month for registrations, so although today’s

UK car market falls in March as uncertainty...

Apr 04, 2019Comments off

UK new car registrations declined by -3.4% last month, as political and economic uncertainty and continuing confusion over diesel affected demand, according to figures released today by the

SMMT welcome appointment of Joe Greenwell a...

Jun 13, 2013Comments off

Mr Greenwell tasked with promoting UK automotive industry