SMMT News

05 June 2024 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

17th month of growth in LCV market as volumes rise 1.9%. Growth fuelled by midweight vans as market records best May since record-breaking 2021. Battery electric vehicle uptake rises but market still short of targets. SEE LCV REGISTRATIONS BY BRAND

05 June 2024 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

New car registrations up 1.7% in May in 22nd consecutive month of growth. Battery electric vehicle (BEV) market share rises to 17.6% in the month and 16.1% YTD. Retail BEV uptake declines less than overall private market as manufacturers subsidise

04 June 2024 #Event News #SMMT News

Liverpool hosts SMMT Regional Forum as industry looks to boost British EV production capability on road to net zero. New analysis reveals importance of North West to UK Automotive, responsible for 20,000 jobs with £2.8 billion invested by global brands

30 May 2024 #LCVs #UK Manufacturing

UK CV manufacturing declines -19.9% to 8,413 units in April but maintains 13.6% lead in first four months – the best year to date performance since 2010. April output for both UK and export markets down, by -9.9% and -24.1% respectively, but exports remain up 30.3% YTD. EU overwhelmingly Britain’s biggest export market, with 97.1% of

30 May 2024 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car manufacturing output falls -7.0% in April as factories retool for an electric future. 61,820 cars roll off production lines with output for the UK up 19.8% as exports fall -12.7%. Ahead of general election, SMMT’s Manifesto 2030 sets

26 May 2024 #SMMT News

Find out below who has joined the premier automotive trade association and what they get from membership: Advanced Electronics and Logistics Ltd T/A Electrofit – www.electrofit.com Automotion Limited Chambrelan Limited – www.chambrelan.co.uk Cosmo India Pvt Ltd – www.cosmo.co.in Teltonika Telematics

23 May 2024 #Pre-Registration

SMMT released figures for April pre-registrations in the UK new car market. The data shows the number of cars disposed of by vehicle manufacturers in April 2024 that were defined as pre-registrations. Download the April 2024 release

23 May 2024 #Cars #SMMT News

British motorists benefit from more EV choice than ever with 102 models now available as zero emission. Some EVs on sale with max range of 450 miles, more than three times the average distance drivers travel in a week. Manufacturer

21 May 2024 #Bus & Coach #SMMT News

UK’s bus market could be first vehicle sector to decarbonise, with more than four in 10 new single and double deckers now zero emission. National rollout currently uneven with almost half of all ZEV buses registered in 2023 going to

20 May 2024 #SMMT News #Statements

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive: This is a watershed moment for UK automotive innovation and road safety in the UK. Self-driving vehicles will revolutionise our society, and this new law will help turn ambition into reality, putting the UK alongside

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