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26 September 2019 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British commercial vehicle manufacturing grows 47.9% in August as new model production boosts output. Production

26 September 2019 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car production rises 3.3% in August, to 92,158 units, but growth can’t offset substantial April losses.
Monthly output for domestic market grows 15.2% while exports remain stable, rising 0.6%.
Year to date performance down -17.0% as output fails to reach one million units by August for first time in five years.
Industry repeats urgent call for Brexit deal to maintain competitiveness and safeguard jobs.

22 September 2019 #Europe #SMMT News

Europe’s leading automotive representatives warn of catastrophic consequences of a ‘no deal’ Brexit.
Barrier-free trade crucial for continued success of the deeply integrated pan-European auto sector.
Application of WTO tariffs on cars and vans could mean €5.7bn bill for EU/UK industry and consumers.
Sector calls for no-deal to be ruled out to safeguard the future of European automotive.

With just over one month to go before the UK is due to leave the EU, the European automotive industry today made a united call for the UK and the EU to avoid a ‘no deal’ Brexit.

10 September 2019 #SMMT News

British and Korean automotive sectors to enjoy closer ties as SMMT signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association (KAMA).

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