SMMT statement in response to MINI production announcement

25 July 2017 #SMMT News

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said,

This latest investment is welcome news for the UK automotive sector, confirming Britain as a leader in the electric vehicle market. Alternatively fuelled vehicle registrations have experienced significant growth in recent times, up 27.5% this year alone, but consumer adoption is still at a relatively low level. As part of a broad industrial strategy, Government must create the conditions for this technology to flourish including infrastructure and long-term incentives for this new generation of vehicles is to be the car of choice of more motorists.

See the H1 alternatively fuelled registration figures here.

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