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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

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

18 September 2023 #Event News #SMMT News

UK’s EV transition emerges from ‘early adopter’ market phase, with more than 800,000 EVs registered since 2018 and on track to reach almost 18% market share by year end. Fleets leading electric transition but end of private consumer incentives undermines

27 June 2023 #Event News #SMMT News

UK Automotive calls for cross-party adoption of five pledges as part of an industrial strategy to drive industrial transformation, mobility for all, upskilling, global trade, and clean, affordable energy. Commitment would deliver green automotive manufacturing growth and consumer choice in

Some of the UK’s most advanced automotive companies will team up next week (11-14 June) at the 36th International Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition (EVS36) in Sacramento, California to demonstrate how British innovation and engineering is driving one of the

Battery electric car choice quadruples over past five years to support Britain’s world leading zero emission ambition. Every class of vehicle now available as an electric option – from super small urban commuter runarounds to family cars and luxury saloons.

18 April 2023 #Event News #HGVs #SMMT News

UK’s world-leading ambition to phase out new, non-zero emission trucks from 2035 demands equally bold strategy for success. All-electric and hydrogen truck fleet would cut UK’s annual CO2 emissions by 21.1m tonnes – but plan urgently needed for infrastructure, incentives

19 January 2023 #Event News #SMMT News

Essential networking event to form part of new Automotive Supply Chain Forum at Automechanika Birmingham. More than 1,400 successful business introductions delivered since Meet the Buyer’s inception. Automotive supply chain sector adds £4.2 billion value to UK economy. The Society

29 November 2022 #Event News

Industry outlook highlights strategic importance of Automotive to Britain’s economic recovery, with growth worth £14 billion targeted in 2023. Window of opportunity to secure industry’s place in global race to net zero is closing fast with imminent deadlines for investment

13 September 2022 #Event News #SMMT News

SMMT to bring its largest overseas delegation to Automechanika Frankfurt since pandemic began. UK pavilion at leading global aftermarket trade fair to feature 22 firms from across the industry. Companies part of British aftermarket sector that turns over more than

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