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27 April 2017 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK engine manufacturing output rises a fifth in March (19.5%) to 271,359 units. Home market delivers 21.4% increase in production for the month – exceeding overseas growth in a reversal of the year-to-date trend.


UK commercial vehicle manufacturing slipped in March, as a surge in demand from overseas customers just failed to counteract a drop in production for the domestic market. 8,041 units were produced in the month, down -4.3% year-on-year.

27 April 2017 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Exports continued to drive British car manufacturing in March, as demand rose 10.6% in the month. 170,691 cars were built in the UK in March, up 7.3%, with overseas buyers ordering more than 76% of output.

23 March 2017 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Upward trend for UK engine manufacturing continues in February, with 3.0% growth in a second

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