Find out who has joined the premier automotive trade association and what they get from membership. New members – August 2016
UK engine manufacturing falls -6.8% in July to 172,533 units, as production for export declines -23% Home demand grows 28.6% in the month and 32.4% YTD to 667,761 – the highest on record. Overall year-to-date performance remains steady, growing 5.7% to reach 1.5 million units. Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, “July’s acceleration in UK
UK commercial vehicle production falls -5.2% in July to 8,794 units. 14.1% uplift in overseas demand sees almost 5,000 CVs produced for export. Year-to-date output down -2.7% as market readjusts after strong 2015 performance. UK commercial vehicle (CV) manufacturing fell -5.2% in July, according to figures published today by SMMT. The decline follows a remarkably
July marks 12th consecutive month of growth for UK car makers, with output up 7.6% to 126,566 units. 1,023,723 cars produced in the year-to-date, the first time the 1m milestone reached in July since 2004. Double digit growth for home and export markers in first seven months as new models drive global demand. UK car
More than 4 million used cars changed hands in H1 2016, the highest number on record. Demand grew 7.9% on same period last year. Most popular used car was silver, aged between one and three years-old and a supermini. The UK’s used car market grew by 7.9% in the first half of 2016, to reach
The UK bus and coach market enjoyed healthy growth in the second quarter of 2016, according to data released today by SMMT. New bus and coach registrations rose by more than a quarter, with nearly 2,500 vehicles registered.
The heavy goods vehicle (HGV) market achieved steady growth in the second quarter of 2016 – up 7.6%, with more than 11,000 new vehicles registered, according to figures released today by SMMT.
The UK automotive industry’s reputation as a global leader in quality and efficiency will be boosted this October with the publication of a new global quality standard for design and manufacturing.
The new van market achieved a steady performance in July – down just -0.2% – with nearly 25,000 new LCV registrations last month, according to figures released today by SMMT.
UK new car registrations experienced a moderate increase in July, up 0.1% for the month, according to figures released by SMMT. 1,599,159 new cars have been registered so far this year.