06 December 2023 #SMMT News #Statements

The UK automotive industry has today welcomed the European Commission’s proposal to extend the current rules of origin for electric vehicle batteries under the Trade Cooperation Agreement (TCA) until 2027 – and urged every government to back it. The Society

05 December 2023 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new light commercial vehicle market rises for 11th month in a row, up 12.7% to 27,433 units in November. Demand for medium sized vans more than doubles, up 161.1%, but large vans still most popular as operators opt for

05 December 2023 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

New car registrations reach 156,525 – up 9.5% on last November and just -0.1% down on pre-pandemic levels. Battery electric vehicle uptake declines compared with bumper month last year, but year to date uptake up 27.5%. Three-year deferral to Rules

30 November 2023 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK commercial vehicle production returns to growth, rising 47.1% in October as 12,853 units roll out of factory gates. Growth recorded in both export and domestic markets, up 47.0% and 47.2% respectively. Year-to-date output increases significantly by 15.3%, driven by

30 November 2023 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car manufacturing output up 31.6% in October with 91,521 units rolling out of factories. Production for home and overseas markets up 23.9% and 33.4% respectively. Year-to-date volumes up 16.7% driven by exports with some eight in 10 cars shipped

29 November 2023 #SMMT News #Statements

The 83rd President of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) will be Mick Flanagan, Vice President for Volvo, JLR, Toyota, Nissan at Adient. Announced last night at SMMT’s 106th Annual Dinner, he will assume office from 1 January

28 November 2023 #Event News #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK automotive manufacturing secures £20 billion in investment over the course of 2023 – more than in the previous seven years combined. Private sector commitments bolstered by government funding and as part of advanced manufacturing plan to ensure UK remains

28 November 2023 #SMMT News

Find out below who has joined the premier automotive trade association and what they get from membership: Airtech Ventures Ltd – EMB Power Limited – EQYO – forteq (UK) Limited – GreenRoc Mining Plc –

28 November 2023 #SMMT News

Automotive Council commits to increasing the proportion of women in its workforce to 30% by 2030, with improvement critical to success. Pledge comes as Council launches best practice guide, Shifting Gears: How to better recruit and retain women in the UK automotive sector, in bid to drive change from top to bottom. Commitment

27 November 2023 #Pre-Registration

SMMT released figures for October pre-registrations in the UK new car market. The data shows the number of cars disposed of by vehicle manufacturers in October 2023 that were defined as pre-registrations. Download the October 2023 release

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