UK Manufacturing

23 December 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

7,940 commercial vehicles produced in November – a decline of -7.8% and -4.4% below five-year average pre-Covid.

UK car manufacturing
23 December 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car manufacturing output declines -28.7% in November with 75,756 cars leaving factory gates.
Production for domestic and overseas markets falls -18.8% and -30.4% respectively.
Battery electric vehicle output surges 52.9% in November, to reach record 13.7% share.
Sector broadly prepared for full UK-EU customs controls on 1 January but nervousness remains.

26 November 2021 #UK Manufacturing

UK factories turn out 129,114 engines in October, down -34.6%.

26 November 2021 #UK Manufacturing

7,892 commercial vehicles produced in October up 17.2% but -6.9% below five-year average pre-Covid.1 Output for both domestic and export markets increases by 29.8% and 6.8% respectively. Production year-to-date up 15.6% but -18.0% below pre-pandemic average.2 UK commercial vehicle (CV)

UK car manufacturing
26 November 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car manufacturing output falls in October, tumbling -41.4% with 64,726 units produced.
Output for domestic and overseas markets declines, down -37.9% and -42.1%.
30.9% of all cars made in October either battery electric, plug-in or hybrid electric models.

28 October 2021 #UK Manufacturing

UK factories produced 138,059 engines last month, a decline of -36.3%. Output for both domestic and export markets falls by -42.0% and -32.6% respectively. Year-to-date engine manufacturing fell -2.8% to 1,278,117 units compared to 2020 and remains -33.9% below the

28 October 2021 #UK Manufacturing

7,799 commercial vehicles produced during September, a modest increase of 1.8% on 2020, but output remains -8.1% below the five-year average for the month. Exports of commercial vehicles fell by -12.4%, but output for the domestic market increased by 27.3%.

28 October 2021 #UK Manufacturing

British car production falls -41.5% in September with 67,169 units leaving factory gates.
Global chip shortage continues to plague production costing suppliers more than £2.4 billion.
Better news for battery electric and hybrid car manufacturing as almost a third of all cars made in UK are now electrified, a new record


SMMT calls for automotive sector to be the engine of the UK’s future international trade deals after new report reveals vehicles are the nation’s most valuable exported good, worth £27 billion.
Total automotive sector trade drops -26% during pandemic-hit 2020 but still reaches £74 billion, benefiting every UK region.
Long-term global car market growth provides major opportunity to accelerate economy.
Supportive Rules of Origin to reflect post-Brexit supplier base and gigafactory investment will aid Global Britain in leading worldwide transition to electric vehicles.

30 September 2021 #UK Manufacturing

UK factories made 81,266 engines last month, a decline of -23.6% over a Covid-19 impacted August 2020. Demand from both domestic and export markets falls by -27.0% and -21.8% respectively. Year-to-date engine manufacturing increases by 3.9% to 1,140,058 units compared

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