13 May 2021 #Uncategorised

The issue of vehicle safety is never far from the SMMT’s agenda or this newsletter. As computer processing power and technology improves, it becomes ever more possible to monitor, inform and on occasion, intervene in the control of the vehicle.

22 October 2020 #TNB News

Due to popular demand and number of enquiries, the SMMT has extended the applications deadline for its Apprenticeship Support Programme to 31st October. Launched earlier this month, the programme sets out to secure the future talent of the auto sector, offering

08 January 2020 #CV Sector #News #TNB News

The SMMT will be taking a delegation to the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis from the 3 – 6 March 2020. Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, the show is North America’s largest commercial vehicle event, providing an inside look at the

11 April 2019 #Europe #SMMT News

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive While we’ve avoided a ‘no deal’ Brexit on Friday, it is utterly unacceptable that, more than two years since negotiations started, industry still does not know what the UK’s relationship with the EU will be

16 November 2017 #Event News #SMMT News

SMMT President Tony Walker to set out future challenges and opportunities for sector at 101st Annual Dinner. Comedian and actor Bill Bailey joins the event as celebrity guest speaker. Record attendance expected at key event in the automotive calendar. One

14 July 2017 #Event News #SMMT News

Just six weeks remain for young hopefuls to submit their most innovative idea for automotive to the 2017 Autocar Courland Next Generation Award. Entries close at 5pm on Tuesday 29 August, with the best idea to receive a a once-in-a-lifetime prize at the SMMT Annual Dinner this November.

07 September 2015 #Bus and Coach #News #Top Stories

SMMT figures published today show that UK bus and coach registrations increased by 97.9% in August over the same month last year. 469 units were registered in August, with growth driven by a surge in demand double-deck and converted buses.

07 September 2015 #CV Sector #News #Top Stories

The new commercial vehicle market picked up the pace in August, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Overall registrations increased 15.3% year-on-year, while van demand rose 14.3%. The biggest growth was enjoyed

11 August 2015 #News #Other #Top Stories

The annual SMMT Automotive Award for Innovation is calling for entries for its sixth year. Presented in partnership with the Advanced Propulsion Centre, the Award aims to promote ideas which have the potential to transform the UK automotive industry. The

06 August 2015 #CV Sector #News #Top Stories #Truck #Van

Latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show CV registrations rose by 3.7% in July, with strong truck demand outweighing a small drop in the van market. Overall year-to-date registrations are up 19.3% over last year.

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