UK Manufacturing

25 June 2021 #UK Manufacturing

6,243 units roll off production lines in May, up from 820 in pandemic-lockdown May 2020.

UK car manufacturing
25 June 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

54,962 cars leave factory gates in May, up on Covid-wrought 2020 but still down -52.6% on 2019.
Similar trend seen in production year to date, as some 127,469 fewer cars built since January than in the same period in 2019.
Alternatively fuelled vehicles account for more than 1 in 5 cars built in 2021, though only 1 in 16 are battery electric vehicles (BEVs).

27 May 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK factories made 129,691 engines in April, up on last year when just 1,147 were produced. April 2021 output is down -22.9% on five-year average for the month.1 Year-to-date output rises 10.4% to 665,195 units, driven by increased production for

27 May 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

6,177 units roll off production lines in April, up on the first full month of plant closures last year. British commercial vehicle output remains -6.1% down on pre-pandemic levels.1 Year-to-date production up 4.2%, driven by an increase in domestic demand,

27 May 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK factories turn out 68,306 cars in April, up dramatically on pandemic hit month in 2020 but still -3.8% below 2019 output.
374,864 cars made since January, up on 2020, but down -15.0% on same period in 2019.
So far this year some eight in ten cars exported to global markets including the EU, US and China.

29 April 2021 #UK Manufacturing

March UK engine production rises 31.7% in 2021, compared with Covid-hit month a year ago. Output for domestic and overseas markets increases 50.4% and 19.9% respectively. Performance in first quarter still down -11.1%, with 534,793 engines manufactured. Mike Hawes, SMMT

29 April 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

6,166 vehicles manufactured in March, up 16.9% compared to lockdown-led factory shutdowns a year ago.

29 April 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

March UK car output grows 46.6% against Covid hit 2020 when pandemic forced factories to close.
Monthly performance down -22.8% on five-year March average and Q1 down -4.0% year-on-year.
Companies continue to wrestle with global supply chain issues, impact of new EU trading arrangements and Covid recovery at home and abroad.

26 March 2021 #UK Manufacturing

UK engine manufacturing output declines -20.5% in February with 170,271 units built. Production for domestic and overseas markets falls -13.1% and -25.9% respectively. Engine output has fallen by a quarter so far in 2021, down to 338,562 units. Mike Hawes,

26 March 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Output down -38.3% in the first two months of the year, with 9,924 vans, trucks and buses leaving factories.

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