Manufacturing and Supply

20 August 2015 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Britain’s commercial vehicle manufacturing industry continued its strong recovery in July, with production volumes up 46.3% over the same month last year. A total of 9,274 CVs were built in the month, with output for the UK market posting an especially strong gain of 137.6%.

23 July 2015 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Car manufacturing increases 5.4% in June to 143,759 units, with strong export performance.
January-June output grows 0.3% on last year to the highest half-year level since 2008.
Sector leads on efficiency with workforce productivity twice the national average.

08 July 2015 #SMMT News

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

19 June 2015 #SMMT News

Nissan is continuing its commitment to its UK manufacturing base by investing £37 million in expanding its Sunderland car production plant.

12 June 2015 #SMMT News

Ahead of the all-new Infiniti Q30 going into production, the manufacturer has now begun recruitment for 300 new jobs at its new Sunderland plant.

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.

31 March 2015 #SMMT News

Honda has announced that it will invest £200 million into its flagship manufacturing centre in Swindon, making the UK the global production hub for the next generation Civic five-door. The funding will help Honda implement new, advanced production technologies and processes and safeguard thousands of UK jobs.

31 March 2015 #SMMT News

Three global vehicle manufacturers highlight commitment to UK in six day investment spree.
Honda, Jaguar Land Rover and London Taxi Company each commit to nine-figure investments.
UK car production up by 50% since 2009 to more than 1.5 million units in 2014.

26 March 2015 #SMMT News

New research commissioned by SMMT has found the development of connected and autonomous vehicles will help generate 320,000 jobs in the UK, delivering huge benefits to society and the economy. In the first ever comprehensive analysis of the UK opportunities provided by this new technology, KPMG has found that these new vehicles will deliver a £51 billion boost to the UK economy and reduce serious road traffic accidents by more than 25,000 a year by 2030.

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