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24 August 2017 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British car manufacturing rose 7.8% in July, with 136,397 new units rolling off UK production lines. Major carmakers ramped up production for new and existing models in the month ahead of summer factory shutdowns, which provide an essential period for plant maintenance, upgrades and re-tooling.

Production for the UK bounced back in July, in readiness for the important September market, following seven successive months of decline, rising 17.7% – an increase of 4,490 units – while exports also grew by 5.3%.

11 August 2017 #SMMT News #TNB News #UK Manufacturing

Exports of British-built vans, trucks and buses rose 11.6% in the first six months of 2017, with almost all headed to the EU.

27 July 2017 #UK Manufacturing

Engine manufacturing remains robust year-to-date, with demand up 3.6% overall in the first half-year. Performance


British commercial vehicle manufacturing falls -4.7% in June 2017 with 7,324 CVs built last month.

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