SMMT News

06 February 2024 #Emissions #SMMT News #Statements

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said: The Lords report recognises the role government must play in accelerating the EV transition. Many of the recommendations have already been highlighted by industry, such as chargepoint rollout ahead of need, equalising VAT on

05 February 2024 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new van registration volumes rise 8.4% to 23,962 units in best January for three years, as market grows for 13th consecutive month. Electric van uptake jumps 19.4% to 1,186 registrations, with more than 60,000 joining UK roads since 2018.

05 February 2024 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

Britain’s millionth EV registered during January while overall new car market grows 8.2%. Private retail demand down as fleets drive all growth in the month. 2024 market outlook holds at 1.97m units, with BEVs accounting for more than one in

30 January 2024 #Event News #SMMT News

New analysis shows a new business lead was created every seven seconds at 2023’s CV Show – with the UK’s biggest road transport event set to generate thousands more in 2024. Some 300 exhibitors, from OEMs and suppliers to services

28 January 2024 #Pre-Registration

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

25 January 2024 #SMMT News

Find out below who has joined the premier automotive trade association and what they get from membership: Asset Alliance Group – www.assetalliancegroup.co.uk Changan UK R&D Centre Limited – www.changanuk.com ECM Technologies – www.ecm-fours-indusriels.fr ROCOL – www.itwperformancepolymers.com FlowForma Ltd – www.flowforma.com

25 January 2024 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK commercial vehicle production rises 18.5% to 120,357 units in best year since 2010. Growth in both export and domestic markets, up 25.8% and 7.4% respectively in 2023. December closes off positive 12 months, with output up 80.3% to 8,490

25 January 2024 #SMMT News #Statements

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive Recognising CE marking indefinitely is very welcome and a common sense decision that will benefit the motorist and the competitiveness of the UK automotive industry. It means that thousands of aftermarket and supply chain businesses

25 January 2024 #SMMT News #Statements

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said: Government and the automotive industry have worked together to ensure the UK has some of the world’s safest roads. The decision to retain the existing MOT system is the right one, helping maintain this

25 January 2024 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK vehicle production tops one million units, up 17.0% in best year since 2019. 905,117 cars and 120,357 commercial vehicles made, with record electrified model output. £23.7 billion of private and public investment commitments announced in 2023. UK must now

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