UK Manufacturing

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.

26 March 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Output for overseas markets tumbles -8.1%, with home orders down -34.9%.

26 February 2021 #UK Manufacturing

Production for domestic and overseas markets falls -27.2% and -30.8% respectively.

26 February 2021 #UK Manufacturing

Output falls for both domestic and overseas markets, declining -28.8% and -33.6% respectively.

26 February 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Weakest January since 2009 as UK car manufacturing output declines -27.3% to 86,052 units – the 17th consecutive monthly decline.
Better news for alternatively fuelled vehicles with 21,792 cars made, up 18.9%.
Having lost car production worth £11.3bn to pandemic, sector urges Chancellor to introduce measures to enhance auto manufacturing competitiveness.

28 January 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK engine manufacturing down -27.0% in 2020 to just over 1.8 million units.

28 January 2021 #UK Manufacturing

British commercial vehicle production falls -15.5% in 2020 to just 66,116 units, the lowest annual output since 1933.

28 January 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car manufacturing output falls -29.3% in 2020 to 920,928 units, the lowest total since 1984.
Production for UK and overseas markets declines -30.4% and -29.1% but more than eight in 10 cars still head abroad.
Latest independent outlook forecasts car output to reach one million units in 2021, but much depends on Covid recovery, market confidence and new cross-channel rules.

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