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One of the most highly anticipated events in the UK automotive industry calendar, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders’ Annual Dinner, will celebrate its 100th anniversary on 29 November 2016.
The new van market experienced a moderate 1.9% rise in September, with 59,857 vehicles registered, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
Eight of the UK’s major car brands united at the Eiffel Tower in Paris on the eve of the key international motor show to demonstrate the diversity and quality of cars currently produced in the UK.
Senior executives from British-based manufacturers, including Aston Martin, BMW MINI, Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, McLaren, Nissan, Toyota and Vauxhall, were joined by Mark Garnier MP, the British Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for International Trade, to promote the strength of the UK automotive sector to a global audience.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) exists to support and promote the interests of the UK automotive industry at home and abroad. Working closely with member companies, SMMT acts as the voice of the motor industry, promoting its position to government, stakeholders and the media.