CV manufacturing output down but light at the end of the tunnel

Overall UK commercial vehicle production fell by 2,179 units year-on-year despite production of certain new models beginning to ramp up.
CV manufacturing output for year-to-date down by a quarter (25.2%) due to plant restructuring over the past year.

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First nine months mark six year car production high

UK car manufacturing sees best year-to-date performance since 2008, producing 1,132,017 units – up 0.6%.
September output falls slightly to 137,068 units, down 2.8% due to planned re-tooling for model changes.
Production for home market up 17.7% in September as UK new car market continues to thrive.

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European new car market shows 13th month of consecutive growth

The European new car market grew 6.4% this September, the 13th consecutive month of growth. So far 9,572,259 units have been registered in 2014, a 6.1% increase on this time last year, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA).

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