26 April 2016 #SMMT News

Advances in van safety technology could be undermined by dangerous overloading, warns SMMT. Almost nine in 10 (88.5%) of the 2,381 vans weighed last year by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) were found to be overloaded, a worse record than the previous year in which 84% of the 3,337 checked were illegal.

26 February 2016 #SMMT News

The first companies signed up to participate in June’s Meet the Buyer event have been confirmed.

12 November 2015 #SMMT News

The UK Automotive International Competitiveness Report has found that the sector’s workforce is one of the world’s most productive – but action is needed to address a shortage of skilled engineers and operators.

16 October 2015 #SMMT News

The UK automotive supply chain is in better shape now than a year ago, according to a new survey conducted by SMMT.

16 October 2015 #SMMT News

As many as 28,000 new jobs could be created in the UK automotive supply chain by 2020, according to a new forecast report from industry trade body The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

10 September 2015 #SMMT News

10 British-built cars joined by Business Secretary Sajid Javid and industry leaders in Greenwich before flying the UK flag at next week’s Frankfurt International Motor Show.

08 July 2015 #SMMT News

SMMT reacts to the proposed VED changes outlined in the Budget 2015

30 June 2015 #SMMT News

New figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) confirm the growing strength and vitality of the UK automotive industry and its ascendancy as a major global player.

28 May 2015 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

April sees UK car production hit 500,000 in 2015, boosted by robust domestic market

21 May 2015 #SMMT News

Automotive manufacturers are asking supply chain employers to support an industry wide skills survey, to help ensure the skilled workforce needed to boost the proportion of vehicle components manufactured in this country.

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