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SMMT UK automotive manufacturing: January 2012

16 February 2012 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car manufacturing hits 16-month record high

  • UK car manufacturing rose significantly by 15.6% in January to 127,382.
  • UK CV output fell modestly by 1.2% for the month to 9,844.
  • UK engine production rose by 5.0% to 227,161 for January.

“UK car production continues to drive manufacturing growth and a rebalancing of the economy,” said Paul Everitt, SMMT Chief Executive. “Success in markets around the world is a tribute to the quality and competitiveness of UK production facilities, management and employees. It is essential government and industry continue the successful partnership that has helped deliver new investment and supply chain opportunities to secure long-term prosperity and jobs.”

Click through to download the full UK automotive manufacturing news release and data table for January 2012.

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