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LCV registrations up 22.0% in February as larger vans drive market growth

On March 4, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

Registrations of new light commercial vehicles (LCVs) increase by 22.0% to 17,205 units in February.… The post LCV registrations up 22.0% in February as larger vans drive market growth appeared first on SMMT.Read more

New car registrations drop -35.5% as lockdown depresses demand ahead of ‘new reg’ month

On March 4, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

Weakest February since 1959 as 28,282 fewer cars registered during traditionally quiet month. Battery electric (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) continue to spark demand, accounting for more than one in eight registrations. Market outlook doRead more

SMMT reaction to the Budget

On March 3, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy Daniel Zealander

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, “Today’s budget provides some encouragement to an automotive sector… The post SMMT reaction to the Budget appeared first on SMMT.Read more

January 2021 new car pre-registration figures

On March 2, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

SMMT released figures for January pre-registrations in the UK new car market. The data shows… The post January 2021 new car pre-registration figures appeared first on SMMT.Read more

January UK engine production falls -29.3%

On February 26, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

Production for domestic and overseas markets falls -27.2% and -30.8% respectively. The post January UK engine production falls -29.3% appeared first on SMMT.Read more

UK commercial vehicle manufacturing down -31.5% in January

On February 26, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

Output falls for both domestic and overseas markets, declining -28.8% and -33.6% respectively. The post UK commercial vehicle manufacturing down -31.5% in January appeared first on SMMT.Read more

January UK car production falls -27.3% as industry calls for measures to support competitiveness

On February 26, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

Weakest January since 2009 as UK car manufacturing output declines -27.3% to 86,052 units – the 17th consecutive monthly decline. Better news for alternatively fuelled vehicles with 21,792 cars made, up 18.9%. Having lost car production worth £11.3bnRead more

New members – February 2021

On February 25, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

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

Statement on E10 petrol announcement

On February 25, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

"The announcement confirming E10 petrol is another step towards the 2050 net zero target" The post Statement on E10 petrol announcement appeared first on SMMT.Read more

UK Automotive looks to ex-military personnel to upskill industry on brink of electrification

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

SMMT signs Armed Forces Covenant, reaffirming importance of recruitment and retention of veterans and service… The post UK Automotive looks to ex-military personnel to upskill industry on brink of electrification appeared first on SMMT.Read more

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