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

26 November 2023 #SMMT News #Statements

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive: Decarbonising road transport is essential if net zero is to be achieved, and that transition must be ‘built in Britain’. The government’s Advanced Manufacturing Plan sets out measures to support the UK automotive supply chain

24 November 2023 #SMMT News #Statements

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said: The UK’s automotive manufacturing sector continues to demonstrate its investment attractiveness with yet another significant commitment. This new announcement from Nissan – coming on the back of billions recently committed by other manufacturers and

22 November 2023 #SMMT News #Statements

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said: Last Friday’s announcement of £2 billion for zero emission advanced automotive manufacturing was an unequivocal vote of confidence in the sector. The Chancellor’s statement today, with its focus on business growth, responds to our

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