13 April 2019 #Registrations #SMMT News

UK’s biggest automotive analysis reveals UK’s plug-in car fleet ownership rises 76.6% in 2018, with 195,000 vehicles now on British roads. Fleet average CO2 falls to lowest ever level, despite record 34.9m cars on the road as more drivers benefit

11 April 2019 #Europe #SMMT News

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive While we’ve avoided a ‘no deal’ Brexit on Friday, it is utterly unacceptable that, more than two years since negotiations started, industry still does not know what the UK’s relationship with the EU will be

09 April 2019 #SMMT News

Innovative NMCL package will boost the performance of the UK’s advanced manufacturing supply chain as part of the government’s Industrial Strategy commitment to the UK’s automotive supply chains. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced its

UK new van registrations increase by 10.6% to 66,123 units as new models and incentives drive demand. Growth fuelled by rise in demand for medium and large vans, up 17.9% and 13.0% respectively. Positive start to the year sees Q1

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04 April 2019 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car market down -3.4% in key plate change month as diesel and Brexit uncertainty continued to affect confidence. New cars safer than ever before, with eight in 10 featuring self-activating safety tech, including autonomous emergency braking and collision

Number of CVs built in the UK up 53.5% in February, as 9,233 leave production lines. Growth in demand from both overseas and UK markets, up 51.9% and 57.3% respectively. Year-to-date performance rises by 51.3% on same period last year,

07 March 2019 #Event News #SMMT News

New Armed Forces initiative, Mission Automotive, helps ex-military talent into new careers and plugs vital skills gaps in manufacturing, infrastructure and logistics. Led by Mission Motorsport, the Forces’ Motorsport Charity, in partnership with The Royal Foundation, Society of Motor Manufacturers

New van registrations rise 1.8% to 14,384 units in February 2019. Growth driven by rise in demand for large vans weighing 2.5-3.5t, up 4.2%. Year-to-date registrations increase by 5.8%. SEE LCV REGISTRATIONS BY BRAND DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE AND DATA TABLE

05 March 2019 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

British new car market stable in February, rising 1.4% following January dip, marking solid start to 2019.
81,969 new cars registered on UK roads in the quietest month of the year ahead of crucial March plate change.
Demand for alternatively fuelled cars rises 34.0%, marking 22 consecutive months of growth as buyers respond to growing model choice.

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