Big buses drive big growth in August

UK bus and coach market increases 97.9% in August with 469 units registered. Growth driven by surge in demand for double-deck and converted buses, up a staggering 437.5% and 100% respectively. Year-to-date figures still strong with overall registrations reaching 5,796 – a 19.9% increase on 2014. “The bus and coach market enjoyed amazing year-on-year growth

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Nissan announces £100m fresh investment for new Juke production

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Nissan has announced a further £100 million investment for its Sunderland manufacturing plant for the production of the new generation Nissan Juke.   The news follows the launch of the second generation Nissan Qashqai in 2013 and points to a secure future for both production lines in Sunderland and the jobs of the 34,000 people

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Final agenda confirmed for SMMT Open Forum in October

The final agenda has been announced for SMMT Open Forum in October. A strong line-up of speakers has been confirmed for the event, which will focus on the development of connected and autonomous vehicles, and provide some valuable insight into the supply chain. With keynote speeches from Nissan and Jaguar Land Rover, this is a fantastic opportunity to keep up to date with the latest developments in the UK automotive supply chain and how it could affect your business.

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New members – August 2015

Find out who has joined the premier automotive trade association and what they get from membership. New members – August 2015

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