UK Manufacturing

29 July 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

5,808 units produced during June, up 39.6% on same month in 2020.

29 July 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

69,097 cars roll off production lines in June, weakest total since 1953, bar Covid hit June 2020.
UK factories turn out 498,923 cars in first half of year, down -38.4% on five-year average.
Latest forecast suggests global chip shortage could negatively impact planned UK production volumes by up to 100,000 units.
Industry calls for immediate action to mitigate impact of self-isolation or risk further blow to recovery.

UK’s unique low volume and specialist vehicle sector is world’s most diverse according to new report.
Companies nationwide make everything from 250mph hypercars to wheelchair accessible taxis.
Sector turns over some £4bn annually and employs more than 15,000 people in highly-skilled, well paid roles.
Industry calls for government to support specific needs of these manufacturers on Road to Zero.

25 June 2021 #UK Manufacturing

UK factories made 116,639 engines in May, more than double May 2020’s output. May 2021

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