SMMT mission statement
SMMT: Driving the motor industry
SMMT exists to encourage and promote, in the UK and abroad, the interests of the motor industry.
Enabling the UK motor industry to fulfil its potential, SMMT addresses the major issues that impact on the automotive sector:
Demonstrating the sustainability of the automotive sector from its production processes and manufacturing sites through to its retail showrooms and the products it sells.
Driving for and supporting sustainable world-leading competitiveness in the UK vehicle and components industry.
Influencing and shaping policy and legislation affecting the motor industry in the UK and Europe.
Researching and responding to customer needs to raise service standards across the sector.
Promoting and facilitating the development of new automotive technology.
Maximising the potential for the UK motor industry, by encouraging international trade and business opportunities for the UK motor industry.
Education and Training
Informing and influencing skills and training policy to develop a long-term future for the sector.