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27 April 2017 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Exports continued to drive British car manufacturing in March, as demand rose 10.6% in the month. 170,691 cars were built in the UK in March, up 7.3%, with overseas buyers ordering more than 76% of output.

23 March 2017 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Upward trend for UK engine manufacturing continues in February, with 3.0% growth in a second


UK commercial vehicle (CV) manufacturing declined in February, 7,940 CVs were built in Britain last month.

23 March 2017 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Double-digit growth in demand for British-built cars last month helped deliver the biggest February for UK car production in 17 years.
UK production lines turned out one car every 16 seconds in the month, with total output of 153,041 up 8.0%, as exports grew 13.4% to 118,898 units.

The performance helped to drive overall year-to-date production past 300,000 for the first time since 2002, with output rising 7.8% to 301,004 units.

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