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SMMT UK automotive manufacturing: September 2011

20 October 2011 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Strong September sets scene for 2012 manufacturing momentum

  • Car manufacturing rose by 7.5% in September and is up 4.8% over the first nine months of 2011.
  • CV output rose by 6.2% in September, but was down 2.7% over the January-September period.
  • UK engine production rose by 6.6% in September and is up 5.0% over the year-to-date.

“September saw a 7.4% increase in UK vehicle manufacturing, confirming a positive trend we expect to continue into 2012,” said Paul Everitt, SMMT Chief Executive. “Major new investment by vehicle manufacturers is opening up opportunities for UK-based suppliers, helping to drive the economic recovery and private sector investment.”

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