11 September 2023 #SMMT News #Statements

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive: BMW’s landmark announcement is yet another vote of confidence in UK automotive manufacturing. Not only does it secure the long-term future of the home of one of the world’s most iconic brands, it also demonstrates

07 September 2023 #SMMT News #Statements

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, A milestone for UK automotive manufacturing today with the start of production at Ellesmere Port, which becomes the first all-electric vehicle production plant in the UK. Electrifying British automotive manufacturing will help deliver jobs,

06 September 2023 #SMMT News

The Automotive Council has today announced the appointment of two industry heavyweights to spur innovation, competitiveness and growth in the UK’s critical automotive sector. Adrian Hallmark, Chairman and CEO, Bentley Motors, is appointed Industry co-Chair, while Arun Srinivasan, Head of

05 September 2023 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

Eighth consecutive month of growth for UK van market in August, up 5.0% to 16,303 units. Battery electric van demand continues to rise, up 6.9% in the month to 1,122 units. Registrations year-to-date hit 213,219 as sector’s recovery gathers pace.

05 September 2023 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

New car market enters second year of growth as August registrations rise 24.4%. Battery electric cars take highest monthly market share for the year, accounting for 20.1% of new cars reaching the road. Industry warns delay on Zero Emission Vehicle

31 August 2023 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Commercial vehicle output rises 9.3% in fourth consecutive month of growth. 8,853 units produced in best July since 2015, while year to date output soars 68.0% above pre-pandemic volumes. Export performance continues to rise as domestic demand remains stable. 2023

31 August 2023 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car production surges 31.6% in July marking sixth consecutive month of growth. Double digit rises in demand from overseas and UK, up 36.1% and 13.7% respectively. Year-to-date, factories turn out 526,619 cars, with volumes up 14.2% on first seven

30 August 2023 #Pre-Registration

SMMT released figures for July pre-registrations in the UK new car market. The data shows the number of cars disposed of by vehicle manufacturers in July 2023 that were defined as pre-registrations. Download the July 2023 release

29 August 2023 #SMMT News

Find out below who has joined the premier automotive trade association and what they get from membership: AGC Glass UK Ltd – Commercial Fuel Solutions Ltd – Great Central Plastics Ltd – Sealey – Lucas Oil

16 August 2023 #Bus & Coach #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new bus, coach and minibus market up 5.9% in Q2 2023, as 1,129 vehicles join Britain’s road transport network. Growth driven by surge in demand for double and single deckers, up 211.3% and 32.0% respectively, while demand for minibuses

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