Funding and Support

15 January 2016 #SMMT News

Five new innovative projects to develop new low carbon and energy efficient technology in the automotive sector have been awarded £75 million of joint government and industry funding. The measure, which is set to boost jobs and growth in the

11 December 2015 #SMMT News

The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) this week launched its Round 5 funding competition. The announcement follows news in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement of new financial backing for the Automotive Council project.

24 November 2015 #SMMT News

Warns of the “devastating waste” of effort if spending cuts undermine supply chain recovery.

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).

11 August 2015 #SMMT News

Ian Constance has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC). He is due to take over in September 2015, as Tony Pixton returns to the APC Board having guided the organisation safely through its start-up phase.

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.

01 May 2015 #SMMT News

Aston Martin Lagonda has announced £200 million of new investment for product expansion and the development of new models.

04 December 2014 #SMMT News

Crewe firm to expand R&D capacity ahead of 2016 SUV launch

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