March new car pre-registration figures

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

Webinar: SMMT online interactive guide for type approval – 27 April 2010

The next installment in our series of webinars focused on SMMT’s newly launched web-based programme designed to guide vehicle manufacturers and bodybuilders through the European Community Whole Vehicle Type Approval (ECWVTA) system.  Being phased in from 2010 to 2014, ECWVTA allows vehicles to be registered across all EU member states without the need for further

SMMT presents at automotive conference

Today SMMT presented the industry view on alternative technologies at the Sunderland Automotive Conference, an event focused on future technologies and low carbon vehicles. Catherine Hutt, one of SMMT’s business development managers, presented on existing technology, alternative technology, the potential for electric vehicles and the UK’s role in low carbon transport. Referring to the New

Motor Industry Facts 2010

The pocket-sized guide to facts and figures for the UK automotive sector. Packed with industry statistics, from registration and production data to greener-driving tips and information on eco innovations.

SMMT Manifesto

Looking beyond 6 May, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has urged the next government to continue and enhance its support for the UK automotive industry, transforming the business environment through targeted incentives championing research and development and maximising the country’s skills resources.


SMMT is exhibiting at Sustainabilitylive!, highlighting the automotive industry’s work over the past decade to lower carbon emissions, from production to the tailpipe.