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25 May 2017 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Engine manufacturing reduced by 14.5% in April as month shortened by Easter break.


British commercial vehicle manufacturing declined in April 2017 as the late Easter bank holiday resulted in fewer working days for UK plants.

25 May 2017 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car manufacturing fell in April, according to figures released by SMMT. 122,116 cars were made in the month, a 18.2% decrease on April 2016, as the late Easter bank holiday affected production.
Despite the decline, year-to-date production remains strong with 593,796 cars made so far in 2017 – a 1.0% increase on the same period last year – reaching its highest level for the first four months of the year since 2000.

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.

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