UK Manufacturing

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

30 September 2021 #UK Manufacturing

3,179 commercial vehicles produced during August, a decrease of -35.1% on 2020, as output remains -20.0% below the five-year average for the month.

30 September 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British car production falls -27.0% in August with 37,246 units leaving factory gates.
Global chip shortage and some extended summer factory shutdowns dent overall performance.
Battery electric and hybrid car manufacturing output hits record 27.6% production share.

26 August 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK factories made 127,922 engines in July, a decline of -27.5% over the same month in 2020.

26 August 2021 #UK Manufacturing

Exports of commercial vehicles increased by 16.2%, while domestic demand saw a slight decline of -3.4%.

26 August 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British car manufacturing output declines -37.6% in July with 53,438 units made.
Production volumes damaged by global chip shortages, ‘pingdemic’ and summer shutdown timings.
26.0% of all cars made in July were alternatively fuelled, their highest share on record.

29 July 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK factories made 157,623 engines in June, just 0.6% more than June 2020’s weak performance. June 2021 output down -30.9% on five-year average for the month.1 First-half production rises 15.3% yet remains -31.5% below pre-pandemic levels.2 Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief

29 July 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

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

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