UK Manufacturing

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

27 March 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British commercial vehicle output falls -13.6% in February, with 7,980 units produced. Exports drive decline,

27 March 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car production declines -0.8% in February, with some 1,033 fewer units made.
Output for domestic market climbs 7.8% while exports fall -3.1% to 94,999, reflecting fundamentally sound sector despite global challenges.
New initial impact analysis suggests coronavirus could wipe some 200,000 units off UK’s output in 2020, as sector urges government to accelerate access to emergency support for all businesses.

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