Articles and features written by SMMT that have appeared in various media.
The fleet sector represents a significant proportion of the UK market, accounting for more than half of all new car registrations. This part of the market is traditionally less volatile than private demand, a factor that is highly important as we continue to navigate an uncertain economic landscape.
Britain’s auto industry, which lost its last major homegrown manufacturer in 2005, is back among Europe’s top producers following an Asia-inspired revival led by Japan’s Nissan Motor Co. and Tata Motors Ltd. of India.
It’s noon at Nissan’s car assembly plant in northeast England, and the men on the early shift have already made 210 Qashqai cars from scratch…
The UK automotive industry is enjoying new growth, with major investment announcements from leading international manufacturers.
Public Service Review asks Paul Everitt, Chief Executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, about the steps needed for the automotive industry to prosper…
A fifth of new cars on UK roads could be hybrids by the end of this decade through continuing government incentives for low-emission vehicles, the chairman of Ford of Britain says.
Britain’s auto industry could face a shortage of skilled electronic and electrical engineers capable of exploiting the global move to low-carbon vehicles, a senior Nissan executive is warning.
The UK is uniquely placed to lead the world in green technology, the youthful founder of Britain’s fastest-growing supplier of charging points for electric cars, says.
A fleet of zero-emission, hydrogen-powered black cabs could be ferrying athletes, officials or spectators to and from east London during the 2012 Olympic Games under a government-backed project.
GKN, the world’s leading supplier of driveline systems, is considering plans to invest more in Britain because of the improved outlook for the UK automotive industry, its chief executive-in-waiting says.