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Record number of plug-in cars on UK roads as ownership surges by three quarters

On April 12, 2019Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy kandrews

UK’s biggest automotive analysis reveals UK’s plug-in car fleet ownership rises 76.6% in 2018, with… The post Record number of plug-in cars on UK roads as ownership surges by three quarters appeared first on SMMT.Read more

SMMT response to Brexit extension

On April 11, 2019Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy kandrews

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive While we’ve avoided a ‘no deal’ Brexit on Friday, it… The post SMMT response to Brexit extension appeared first on SMMT.Read more

Government gives green light to new competitiveness and productivity initiative for automotive manufacturers

On April 9, 2019Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy kandrews

Innovative NMCL package will boost the performance of the UK’s advanced manufacturing supply chain as… The post Government gives green light to new competitiveness and productivity initiative for automotive manufacturers appeared first on SMMT.Read more

Best ever month for UK new van market as plate-change offers drive demand

On April 4, 2019Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy kandrews

UK new van registrations increase by 10.6% to 66,123 units as new models and incentives… The post Best ever month for UK new van market as plate-change offers drive demand appeared first on SMMT.Read more

UK car market falls in March as uncertainty undermines buyer confidence

On April 4, 2019Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy kandrews

UK new car market down -3.4% in key plate change month as diesel and Brexit… The post UK car market falls in March as uncertainty undermines buyer confidence appeared first on SMMT.Read more

UK in pole position in £62 billion self-driving car race – if Brexit roadblock removed

On April 4, 2019Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

UK world’s number one location for mass-market potential of connected and autonomous vehicles, with £62bn annual economic opportunity by 2030, finds new report. Massive safety benefits as driver assistance and self-driving tech could prevent 47,000 sRead more

SMMT response to Withdrawal Agreement vote

On March 29, 2019Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy plarge

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive Another defeat means more uncertainty, more disruption, and the very… The post SMMT response to Withdrawal Agreement vote appeared first on SMMT.Read more

UK engine production declines -7.0% in February

On March 28, 2019Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy sburnett

UK engine manufacturing down -7.0% in February, with 235,595 units built. Double-digit drop in domestic… The post UK engine production declines -7.0% in February appeared first on SMMT.Read more

British CV production continues dramatic growth in February

On March 28, 2019Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy kandrews

Number of CVs built in the UK up 53.5% in February, as 9,233 leave production… The post British CV production continues dramatic growth in February appeared first on SMMT.Read more

UK car production sees double digit decline in February

On March 28, 2019Source: SMMT News – SMMTBy sburnett

British car manufacturing declines -15.3% in February, with 123,203 units produced. Production for home market falls for ninth consecutive month, down -11.0%. The post UK car production sees double digit decline in February appeared first on SMMT.Read more

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