14 June 2024 #SMMT News

Mike Hawes, Chief Executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), has been awarded an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to the automotive industry in the King’s Birthday Honours List. Mike joined

11 June 2024 #SMMT Job Vacancies

A new vacancy exists within the Communications and International department for an Apprentice Public Relations & Communications Assistant. Apprenticeship standard: Public Relations and Communications Assistant Level 4 (Higher national Certificate) Qualification delivered by: PA Media Academy Apprenticeship duration: 12-18 months

05 June 2024 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

17th month of growth in LCV market as volumes rise 1.9%. Growth fuelled by midweight vans as market records best May since record-breaking 2021. Battery electric vehicle uptake rises but market still short of targets. SEE LCV REGISTRATIONS BY BRAND

05 June 2024 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

New car registrations up 1.7% in May in 22nd consecutive month of growth. Battery electric vehicle (BEV) market share rises to 17.6% in the month and 16.1% YTD. Retail BEV uptake declines less than overall private market as manufacturers subsidise

04 June 2024 #Event News #SMMT News

Liverpool hosts SMMT Regional Forum as industry looks to boost British EV production capability on road to net zero. New analysis reveals importance of North West to UK Automotive, responsible for 20,000 jobs with £2.8 billion invested by global brands

23 May 2024 #Pre-Registration

SMMT released figures for April pre-registrations in the UK new car market. The data shows the number of cars disposed of by vehicle manufacturers in April 2024 that were defined as pre-registrations. Download the April 2024 release

23 May 2024 #Cars #SMMT News

British motorists benefit from more EV choice than ever with 102 models now available as zero emission. Some EVs on sale with max range of 450 miles, more than three times the average distance drivers travel in a week. Manufacturer

21 May 2024 #Bus & Coach #SMMT News

UK’s bus market could be first vehicle sector to decarbonise, with more than four in 10 new single and double deckers now zero emission. National rollout currently uneven with almost half of all ZEV buses registered in 2023 going to

20 May 2024 #SMMT News #Statements

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive: This is a watershed moment for UK automotive innovation and road safety in the UK. Self-driving vehicles will revolutionise our society, and this new law will help turn ambition into reality, putting the UK alongside

09 May 2024 #Used Car Sales Data

UK used car market grows 6.5% to almost 2 million units in Q1 2024 – the fifth quarter of successive growth. Best start to a year since 2019 as second-hand market hits five year high. Zero emission car sales up

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