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Record year for carbon reduction despite COVID stalling economic progress

On September 15, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMT

22nd Sustainability Report reveals impact of pandemic on automotive sector sustainable development with declines in vehicle production, registrationsRead more

Van registrations swell for summer but semi-conductor shortage concerns loom

On September 6, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMT

Industry records second best ever August with 20,582 new van registrations during typically one of… The post Van registrations swell for summer but seRead more

Electrified vehicle demand surges in small volume August but supply issues undermine overall market

On September 6, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMT

August new car registrations fall -22.0% in traditionally quiet month pre-plate change. Demand for battery electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid cars suRead more

Commercial vehicle industry calls for decarbonisation plans before bans

On August 30, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMT

New analysis reveals that, due to lack of clear diesel replacement technology, just 0.2% of HGVs on the road are alternatively fuelled – the same propRead more

July 2021 new car pre-registration figures

On August 26, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMT

SMMT released figures for July pre-registrations in the UK new car market. The data shows… The post July 2021 new car pre-registration figures appeareRead more

UK engine production falls -27.5% in July

On August 26, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMT

UK factories made 127,922 engines in July, a decline of -27.5% over the same month in 2020. The post UK engine production falls -27.5% in July appeareRead more

Commercial vehicle output increases for fifth consecutive month

On August 26, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMT

Exports of commercial vehicles increased by 16.2%, while domestic demand saw a slight decline of -3.4%. The post Commercial vehicle output increases fRead more

UK car production plummets in July

On August 25, 2021Source: SMMT News – SMMT

British car manufacturing output declines -37.6% in July with 53,438 units made. Production volumes damaged by global chip shortages, ‘pingdemic’ andRead more

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