January new car pre-registration figures

Today, SMMT released figures for January pre-registrations in the UK new car market. The data shows the number of cars disposed of in January 2010 that were defined as pre-registrations.

UK Supply Chain Opportunities – 25 February 2010

SMMT held a supplier event on 25 February to inform and discuss the opportunities for UK-based suppliers.  The event also included presentations from the Automotive, Supply Chain and Technology councils, which were recently launched as part of a new strategic approach to developing and promoting UK-based manufacturing. This event was also simultaneously broadcasted live as a webinar.

Webinar: UK Supply Chain Opportunities – 25 February 2010

SMMT held a supplier event on 25 February 2010 to inform and discuss the opportunities for UK-based suppliers.  The February webinar was a live broadcast from the event. Information and presentation slides available for download below. DOWNLOAD

Midlands designated a low carbon economic area

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced the West and East Midlands regions as a Low Carbon Economic Area (LCEA) for the research and development of low carbon vehicles

Bringing electric vehicles to market

SMMT outlined the path to be taken in bringing electric vehicles to market at an Automotive World Briefing held in London today