UK Manufacturing

26 October 2023 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car manufacturing grew 39.8% in September, the strongest month of growth in 2023, with 88,230 units leaving British factories. Rise in production driven by 32.2% exports uplift – with almost six in 10 going to the EU – while


New figures reveal tariff threat to EU-made battery electric vehicles could result in a £3,400 average price hike if unworkable rules of origin are implemented in January. 10% tariffs would also add £3,600 to cost of British-built BEVs sold in

28 September 2023 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK commercial vehicle (CV) manufacturing grows 8.6% in most productive August since 2012. 6,660 units leave factories in August, pushing year-to-date volume 62.2% above pre-pandemic levels. CVs made for the domestic market up by 24.4%, while exports fall slightly, down

28 September 2023 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car production declines by -9.7% to 45,052 units in August, following six months of growth. Production for home market falls -25.2%, as exports also decline by -5.5%. Electrified vehicles represent nearly two in five of all cars produced in

31 August 2023 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Commercial vehicle output rises 9.3% in fourth consecutive month of growth. 8,853 units produced in best July since 2015, while year to date output soars 68.0% above pre-pandemic volumes. Export performance continues to rise as domestic demand remains stable. 2023

31 August 2023 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car production surges 31.6% in July marking sixth consecutive month of growth. Double digit rises in demand from overseas and UK, up 36.1% and 13.7% respectively. Year-to-date, factories turn out 526,619 cars, with volumes up 14.2% on first seven

27 July 2023 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Best first half to a year since 2011 as CV output increases 16.0% to 58,675 units. Best June since 2008 up, 23.0%, and rounds off third consecutive month of growth. Latest independent outlook expects light CV production to grow 44.0%

27 July 2023 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British car production rebounds 11.7% in first six months with 450,168 units made as June completes fifth consecutive month of growth. Electrified vehicle production YTD surges 71.6% to new first half record, with 170,231 units rolling off factory lines. Latest


British automotive manufacturing plants reduce CO2 emissions by -2.8% to deliver lowest carbon footprint on record. Electrified vehicles reach record levels of output as investment in low carbon production delivers more ultra-low and zero emission vehicles to UK roads. Renewable

30 June 2023 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK commercial vehicle (CV) production grows 36.9% in best May performance since 2008. Growth driven by exports, up 48.1%, while production for UK buyers rises by 13.1%. Year-to-date output is some 47.6% above pre-pandemic 2019, but action is needed to

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