UK car manufacturing continued to make significant gains in April, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Almost 150,000 cars were built in the month, a 16.4% increase on April 2015, and marking the ninth consecutive month of growth.
The UK motor industry is on the search for the most influential British women in the sector this summer, after research by the Automotive Council found that women working in automotive manufacturing are outnumbered by men three to one.
Comedian and TV personality Rob Brydon has been confirmed as the celebrity guest speaker for the SMMT 100th Annual Dinner.
Nearly 28,000 new vans hit UK roads in April, an 11.7% rise over the same month last year, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
New car registrations show steady increase of 2.0% in April to 189,505 units. Growth in fleet and business segments offsets small decline in private demand. Registrations of alternative fuel vehicles rise 26.8%, in line with the year so far. Friday 6 May, 2016 New car registrations in the UK made a modest gain of 2.0%
Positive first quarter, with overall production volumes up 3.5% to 667,888 units. UK demand for British-built engines grows 24.6% in March, with 97,326 units produced. Total engine output steady in March, down -1.5% on last year.
UK commercial vehicle manufacturing saw a decline in March 2016, according to new figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). 8,398 CVs were built in Britain last month, down -13.0% compared with the previous year as the market rebalanced following a particularly strong performance in March 2015.
The Welsh automotive industry kicked off 2016 in rude health as almost quarter of a billion pounds of fresh investment was announced for the sector in the first three months of the year, according to research revealed today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
UK car production grows 9.8% in March, with 159,074 cars built – one every 16 seconds. 443,581 cars made in the first quarter, rising 10.3% as productivity reaches record levels. Q1 demand up at home and abroad, with domestic output up 8% and exports up 11.1%. 28 April, 2016 British car manufacturing continued its strong
Find out who has joined the premier automotive trade association and what they get from membership. New members – April 2016