01 December 2017 #SMMT News

Frequently asked questions Since winter 2013/14, the issue of diesel fuel filter blocking has affected a relatively small number of cars and vans – around 0.3% of vehicles on the road. Incidents have been reported during cold weather conditions, and

28 September 2017 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK commercial vehicle manufacturing saw double-digit growth in August. 3,744 CVs were built in Britain last month an uplift of…

28 September 2017 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Engine production rises 11.9% in August with more than 150,000 made for export and home markets…

28 September 2017 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British car manufacturing fell in August as domestic and overseas demand for production declined.

According to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), 103,232 vehicles left UK factories last month – a fall of -5.3%.

15 September 2016 #Funding and support #Reports Archive

September’s edition of the funding and support guide is now available to download below. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

15 September 2016 #SMMT News

What’s changing? The automotive industry quality standard ISO/TS 16949 is being updated by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF). IATF 16949:2016 will be released 1st October 2016. All organisations currently certified to ISO/TS 16949:2009 must transition to the new standard

14 September 2016 #SMMT News

Biggest-ever turnout for British automotive aftermarket firms at Automechanika Frankfurt – the world’s largest global automotive trade event. New report from SMMT sets out international opportunities for UK aftermarket companies in China, India and the Middle East. Export opportunities depend

08 September 2016 #SMMT News

Think about who you leave your vehicle keys with. Treat them as you do your house keys – do you know the person you are leaving your keys with? Do you trust them? Check who you are leaving your vehicle

08 September 2016 #SMMT News

Two in five car owners don’t appear to think twice about leaving their car keys with a stranger, despite the potential security risk, according to the results of a YouGov consumer survey published today by the automotive industry, government, police and insurance bodies. Car theft has fallen significantly since the mid 1990’s when, at its peak, up to 620,000 cars were stolen each year. Today…

06 September 2016 #Pre-Registration

Today, SMMT released figures for July pre-registrations in the UK new car market. The data shows the number of cars disposed of by vehicle manufacturers in July 2016 that were defined as pre-registrations. CLICK HERE: Download the July 2016 release.

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