07 September 2023 #Van

Stellantis has today confirmed the start of battery electric van production at its Ellesmere Port manufacturing facility, with the first vehicles already rolling off the production line. The Cheshire plant will produce the Vauxhall Combo Electric, Opel Combo Electric, Peugeot

13 April 2023 #Bus and Coach

Alexander Dennis has confirmed plans to expand its Larbert, Falkirk head office into a manufacturing site that will focus on the production of the new Enviro400EV bus this summer. The facility will assemble the next generation body on the new

Demand for semi-trailers in the UK has remained strong throughout the pandemic with manufacturers investing in new premises, winning new business from existing customers and reporting impressive growth. For example, trailer and truck body manufacturer Schmitz Cargobull made the decision

29 March 2018 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

More than a quarter of a million engines produced by British factories in February. Exports jump 16.1% in the month as 157,880 units head overseas – 62.0% of all output. Engine manufacturing up 10.3% so far this year as strong

23 November 2017 #CV Sector #TNB News #UK Manufacturing

British commercial vehicle manufacturing declines -25.7% in October to 6,921. UK demand rises 31.7% as exports fall -44.0%. Year-to-date production declines -13.3% to 68,154 units, with overseas demand accounting for 61.6% of output. British CV manufacturing fell -25.7% in October,

29 June 2017 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

New car production falls -9.7% overall in May as car makers adjust production schedules for new model introductions. Demand from overseas buyers remains strong, despite a decline in May. Production levels rebalance following record start to the year. UK new

28 April 2016 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Positive first quarter, with overall production volumes up 3.5% to 667,888 units. UK demand for British-built engines grows 24.6% in March, with 97,326 units produced. Total engine output steady in March, down -1.5% on last year.

28 April 2016 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK commercial vehicle manufacturing saw a decline in March 2016, according to new figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). 8,398 CVs were built in Britain last month, down -13.0% compared with the previous year as the market rebalanced following a particularly strong performance in March 2015.

28 April 2016 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car production grows 9.8% in March, with 159,074 cars built – one every 16 seconds. 443,581 cars made in the first quarter, rising 10.3% as productivity reaches record levels. Q1 demand up at home and abroad, with domestic output

12 November 2014 #Features & Interviews

Compared with some of the giant trailer production facilities on the Continent, British trailer makers operate on a somewhat smaller scale. So when it comes to safety and durability testing are they at a disadvantage? Not a bit of it,

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