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SMMT statement on Britishvolt announcement

On January 21, 2022Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

"Homegrown battery gigafactories are essential if Britain is to be internationally competitive as an EV manufacturing nation" The post SMMT statement on Britishvolt announcement appeared first on SMMT.Read more

December – EV registrations

On January 6, 2022Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

The post December – EV registrations appeared first on SMMT.Read more

New van market grows by a fifth as battery electric demand more than doubles

On January 6, 2022Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations end the year up 21.4%, some 62,723 units… The post New van market grows by a fifth as battery electric demand more than doubles appeared first on SMMT.Read more

Covid stalls 2021 UK new car market but record EV sales show future direction

On January 6, 2022Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

1.65m new cars registered in 2021 – up just 1.0% on pandemic-ravaged 2020 and -28.7% below pre-Covid levels as myriad challenges subdue market. Plug-in vehicles account for record more than one in six registrations, while battery electric cars aloneRead more

New members – December 2021

On January 5, 2022Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy sclarke

Find out below who has joined the premier automotive trade association and what they get… The post New members – December 2021 appeared first on SMMT.Read more

Engine production falls for sixth consecutive month

On December 23, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

UK factories turn out 132,555 engines in November, down -30.2% The post Engine production falls for sixth consecutive month appeared first on SMMT.Read more

UK commercial vehicle production down -7.8% in November

On December 23, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

7,940 commercial vehicles produced in November - a decline of -7.8% and -4.4% below five-year average pre-Covid. The post UK commercial vehicle production down -7.8% in November appeared first on SMMT.Read more

Output falls -28.7% despite electric vehicle boost

On December 23, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

UK car manufacturing output declines -28.7% in November with 75,756 cars leaving factory gates. Production for domestic and overseas markets falls -18.8% and -30.4% respectively. Battery electric vehicle output surges 52.9% in November, to reach recoRead more

SMMT statement on UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement

On December 17, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

"The deal provides the UK automotive sector with tariff-free access to Australia" The post SMMT statement on UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement appeared first on SMMT.Read more

SMMT statement on changes to the Plug-in Car and Van Grants

On December 15, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said: Slashing the grants for electric vehicles once again is… The post SMMT statement on changes to the Plug-in Car and Van Grants appeared first on SMMT.Read more

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