UK Manufacturing

23 January 2015 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

1,528,148 cars manufactured in the UK in 2014 – a 1.2% increase on the previous year and the best year since 2007.
Strongest December in a decade saw 108,721 cars produced, up 27.1% on December 2013.
Growth comes despite challenges in some export markets.
Output for the UK market matched the growth in overall UK registrations, rising 8.0%.

16 January 2015 #SMMT News

The North American International Auto Show in Detroit is synonymous with towering trucks and svelte supercars as America’s big three car manufacturers do all they can to woo domestic buyers. This year, while the likes of Ford’s new GT and Raptor pick-up attracted attention, a number of UK manufacturers also shone at the Detroit Motor Show.

18 December 2014 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

202,132 engines built in November – a drop of 12.6% – as impact of retooling for new models continued.
Year-to-date output subdued with a 7.0% fall to 2,235,331 units.
Recent investments into UK engine manufacturing mean long-term expectations are positive for industry.

18 December 2014 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK commercial vehicle (CV) manufacturing fell just 0.7% in November.
Resurgent home market demand grew for second month, but exports remained subdued.
Year-to-date fall of 21.6% affected by 2013 restructuring; more positive 2015 expected.

18 December 2014 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car manufacturing output fell by 277 units in November, with 137,347 cars produced.
Year-to-date output stable at 1,419,427 units, a drop of 0.3%.
Exports remain subdued in contrast to continued growth for the home market.

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