UK engine production grows 6.3% in June with output reaching 242,011 units. Year-to-date performance up 7.5% with 1.36 million units produced.
UK commercial vehicle manufacturing saw a decline in June, according to figures published today by SMMT. 7,686 CVs were built in Britain last month, down -21.7% compared with the previous year as the market rebalanced following a particularly strong performance in June 2015.
UK car makers reported their 11th consecutive month of growth in June, according to figures released today by SMMT. Production grew 10.4% to 158,641 units – the highest level for the month since 1998, when volumes reached 172,232.
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The leading British women running the global car industry are being celebrated today at an Autocar awards event in central London, in partnership with SMMT.
New van market achieves record performance in first six months of 2016, up 3.0% to 191,996 units. Heavy vans (>2.5t-3.5t) fuel demand, rising 12.7% in the year-to-date. Upbeat June continues 2016’s positive performance, with registrations up 2.7% to 36,700. The new UK van market recorded its fifth consecutive month of growth in June, with registrations
Demand for new cars up 3.2% in first half of 2016, with a record 1,420,636 registrations between January and June. Growth seen across all fuel types, as alternatively fuelled vehicles lead the way with 21.3% boost YTD. June sees small -0.8% decline as new car market continues to stabilise. The UK new car market grew
UK engine production rises 14.6% in May to 218,674 units as major plant investments are realised.
UK CV manufacturing volumes rose last month, with output growing 13.8% to 7,748 units.
UK car production rose by a quarter in May, according to new figures published today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. 150,802 cars were built in the month, a 26.4% jump compared with May last year.