SMMT News

20 April 2024 #Registrations #SMMT News

Number of vehicles on UK roads reaches record 41.4 million in 2023, with car ownership up 1.6% to 35,694,845 units. The average car in use saw CO2 emissions decline by -2.1%, notably thanks to incentivised investment by business fleets into

12 April 2024 #Event News #SMMT News

Britain’s biggest commercial vehicle show announces speakers for all-new The Road Ahead seminar programme with expert advice on fleet decarbonisation and more. Speakers include shadow minister, senior executives, regulators and industry experts, covering everything from green fleets and regulatory change

09 April 2024 #SMMT News

SMMT Group gains Gold accreditation from Investors in People (IIP), the global benchmark for workplace standards, practices, leadership, culture and communication. Accolade reflects SMMT’s long-term commitment to talent progression, productivity, employee engagement and wellbeing. ‘Advanced’ Gold award recognises high performance,

04 April 2024 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

Britain’s new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market grows 11.1% to 52,916 units in best March performance for three years. Growth in uptake of all LCVs besides medium-sized vans, with the largest models up 16.1% as demand for smaller vans bounces

04 April 2024 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

New car registrations rise 10.4% in best March since 2019 and 20th consecutive month of growth. Overall increase driven by fleet investment with weak confidence constraining private retail demand. Industry calls for EV incentives with battery electric car market off

28 March 2024 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

CV production up 98.4% to 12,927 units in fifth consecutive month of growth. Export volumes soar by 188.0% while manufacturing for the UK declines marginally, by -4.0%. Year to date output rises 56.4% with exports up 104.5% to 17,976 units.

28 March 2024 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car production rises 14.6% in best February performance since 2021. Manufacturing for domestic market surges, up 58.0%, while exports rise 4.6%. Electrified vehicles represent more than a third of output with 29,038 made in the month. UK car production

27 March 2024 #Pre-Registration

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

27 March 2024 #SMMT News

Find out below who has joined the premier automotive trade association and what they get from membership: Equipmake Ltd – www.equipmake.co.uk ETA Green Power Ltd – www.eta-gp.com Global Tech Catalysts Ltd – www.globaltechcats.com Harboro Rubber Company – www.harboro.co.uk Partly –

14 March 2024 #SMMT News

UK auto sector calls for swift passing of Automated Vehicles Bill to deliver long-term economic and social benefits. Technology could save an additional 3,200 lives and prevent 53,000 serious accidents by 2040, with £38 billion economic boost if self-driving passenger

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