UK Manufacturing

26 June 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK Auto builds 55,836 engines in May – skyrocketing from just 830 in April, but still down -75.0% on last year. Dedicated support needed to accelerate production restart against a backdrop of subdued demand. Year-to-date production down by almost half

26 June 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

810 commercial vehicles built in May, down -61.6% as many plants remain shuttered amid coronavirus lockdown.
Year-to-date production down -29.8%, compared with an already low volume May in 2019 amid key model changeovers.

26 June 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British car production falls -95.4% in May with plants either closed or restarting at reduced capacity. Just 5,314 units roll off production lines as social distancing measures and market lockdowns restrict output. Year-to-date UK factories turn out 324,763 cars, down

29 May 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Just 830 engines produced in April, down from 178,022, as UK output declines -99.5% Production for domestic and overseas markets down -99.9% and -99.4% respectively. Small number produced at month end ahead of some automotive plants restarting in May. Mike

29 May 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British commercial vehicle output drops -99.3% in April, with just 15 units rolling off production lines as nationwide factory closures hit.

UK car manufacturing
29 May 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British car production falls -99.7% in April with 197 units made as coronavirus pandemic closes factories.
Car makers instead turn out more than 700,000 pieces of PPE, including face shields, visors and gowns, to support UK’s healthcare workers.
Lowest monthly output since Second World War drives year-to-date production down -27.6%, with 121,811 fewer cars built.
Revised independent outlook now expects sub-1 million units in 2020 with lost production costing sector up to £12.5bn.

30 April 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

146,615 engines produced in March as UK production declines -40.0%.
Production for domestic car plants decreases -35.7%, with steeper fall for exports, down -42.4%.
More than 598,000 engines built in Britain in first three months, with 59.4% exported.

30 April 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British commercial vehicle output falls -41.8% in March, as coronavirus lockdown measures cause plant closures nationwide.
Production falls for both domestic and overseas markets, down -43.4% and -40.6% respectively.
£82 billion auto manufacturing sector calls on government to support safe and sustainable restart to drive UK economic recovery.
New SMMT survey reveals 45.1% of CV manufacturers think recovery from crisis will take at least 12 months.

30 April 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British car production falls -37.6% in March as coronavirus crisis shuts factories.
Output for UK and overseas markets down, -36.8% and -37.8% respectively.
New independent outlook reveals at least £8.2bn cost to industry if factories closed until mid-May.
£82 billion auto manufacturing sector calls on government to support safe and sustainable restart to drive UK economic recovery.

27 March 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

214,155 engines made in February as UK production declines -9.3%. Production for domestic car plants rises 14.0%, while exports fall -21.0%. More than 450,000 engines built in Britain in first two months, with 58.4% exported. Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive,

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