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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

SMMT statement on the re-opening of showrooms

On February 22, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

"The fact that retail showrooms must remain closed until April at least, is deeply disappointing given these facilities are Covid-secure" The post SMMT statement on the re-opening of showrooms appeared first on SMMT.Read more

UK HGV registrations fall -32.2% in 2020 as operators postpone fleet renewal

On February 17, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy Daniel Zealander

Truck registrations drop to 32,918 units following bumper 2019 and impact of pandemic. Falls seen… The post UK HGV registrations fall -32.2% in 2020 as operators postpone fleet renewal appeared first on SMMT.Read more

UK bus and coach registrations decline -32.0% as Covid hits 2020 market

On February 17, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy Daniel Zealander

Demand for new buses and coaches drops -32.0% in 2020, with 3,996 vehicles joining UK… The post UK bus and coach registrations decline -32.0% as Covid hits 2020 market appeared first on SMMT.Read more

SMMT statement on the future strategy of UK’s largest automotive business

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

"The news today that the UK’s largest automotive business has confirmed its long-term commitment to the UK is very welcome and is an injection of confidence into the wider sector. Delivering this ambition, however, will require the UK to improveRead more

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