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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%.

16 August 2017 #SMMT News

Used car transactions remain steady, falling -0.7% in Q2 2017, as market mirrors downturn in

15 August 2017 #Europe #SMMT News

SMMT has issued a statement in response to government’s announcement on future customs arrangements.


Registrations of new buses and coaches fell -15.3% in the second quarter of 2017, according to figures released today by SMMT

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