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04 June 2020 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car market falls -89.0% in May as shutdown goes on, with just over 20,000 vehicles delivered.
‘Click and collect’ services help but market still 163,477 units behind same month last year.
Market down more than -51% in first five months, as showrooms get green light to re-open.

29 May 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Just 830 engines produced in April, down from 178,022, as UK output declines -99.5% Production

29 May 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British commercial vehicle output drops -99.3% in April, with just 15 units rolling off production lines as nationwide factory closures hit.

UK car manufacturing
29 May 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British car production falls -99.7% in April with 197 units made as coronavirus pandemic closes factories.
Car makers instead turn out more than 700,000 pieces of PPE, including face shields, visors and gowns, to support UK’s healthcare workers.
Lowest monthly output since Second World War drives year-to-date production down -27.6%, with 121,811 fewer cars built.
Revised independent outlook now expects sub-1 million units in 2020 with lost production costing sector up to £12.5bn.

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