UK Manufacturing

28 January 2021 #UK Manufacturing

British commercial vehicle production falls -15.5% in 2020 to just 66,116 units, the lowest annual output since 1933.

28 January 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car manufacturing output falls -29.3% in 2020 to 920,928 units, the lowest total since 1984.
Production for UK and overseas markets declines -30.4% and -29.1% but more than eight in 10 cars still head abroad.
Latest independent outlook forecasts car output to reach one million units in 2021, but much depends on Covid recovery, market confidence and new cross-channel rules.

23 December 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

189,883 UK engines built in November as output declines by -8.2%.

23 December 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Overall decrease driven by -8.8% exports decline, while production for UK rises 10.1% as sector works to meet ecommerce-driven demand.

23 December 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car manufacturing falls -1.4% in November with 106,243 vehicles leaving production lines.
Output for domestic market declines -10.4% with exports flat, up just 0.3% to 90,597 units.
Year-to-date production now down -31.0% with 380,809 fewer cars manufactured in 2020.
Industry calls on Brexit negotiators to ‘seal the deal’ before Christmas to avoid irrevocable damage of tariffs to critical automotive sector and jobs.

26 November 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

197,374 UK engines built in October as output declines by -20.1% Production for domestic and overseas markets falls -25.2% and -16.4% respectively. Year-to-date output remains down -30.1% as sector faces triple whammy of coronavirus, Brexit and 2030 end of sale

26 November 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK commercial vehicle production falls by -25.6% as 6,761 units leave factory gates in October.

26 November 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car production falls -18.2% in October with 110,179 units leaving factory gates.
Subdued demand from EU and US markets drives -19.1% exports decline, as output for UK buyers also falls.
Year-to-date output lags by -33.8% with 379,308 fewer cars made than same period in 2019.
Automotive sector calls for urgent Brexit agreement with details shared swiftly, and adequate time to implement the deal, to help companies prepare.

29 October 2020 #UK Manufacturing

216,643 UK engines built in September as output declines -2.4%, marking worst September since 2014 Production for domestic and overseas markets falls -0.8% and -3.3% respectively. Year-to-date output remains down -31.4% as sector approaches challenging Q4. Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief

29 October 2020 #UK Manufacturing

UK’s overall CV output grows by 3.3% in September, as van production gets fleet order boost. Bus and coach manufacturing remains in critical condition, with output plunging -43.2%, to just 63 units. Year-to-date CV output down -16.8% after months of

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