Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders

UK new-car registrations up 2.4% in May

June 4, 2015 11:08 CET

UK new-car registrations in May rose by 2.4 percent, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), said today. Sales were up 5.7 percent in the first five months, boosted by a fourfold increase in ultra-low emission vehicles, the organization said....
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UK car output drops 3.8% in April on falling exports to China, Russia

May 28, 2015 11:03 CET

UK car production fell 3.8 percent in April as stronger demand at home failed to outweigh a fall in exports to China and Russia....
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UK car production rises 1.9% in March

April 23, 2015 14:22 CET

UK car production rose 1.9 percent last month, the best March figure since 2006, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Through March output fell 0.6 percent, the SMMT said....
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UK car production dips 1% in Jan. on new model, tech investment

Feb. 19, 2015 10:23 CET

The UK's car manufacturing sector reported a 1 percent decline in output last month as automakers invested in the production of new models and technologies....
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UK car sales grew 7% in January but slowdown looms

Feb. 5, 2015 10:50 CET

UK new-car registrations rose by 7 percent in January to their highest level for that month since 2007, but industry watchers expect growth to slow during the rest of the year....
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UK new-car sales increase 9% in 2014 to 10-year high

Jan. 7, 2015 10:58 CET

UK new-car sales rose 9 percent last year to hit their highest level in 10 years at 2.47 million, cementing the UK's place as Europe's second-largest car market after Germany, industry body SMMT said....
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UK car sales hit highest level since 2007

Dec. 4, 2014 11:19 CET

UK car registrations rose 8 percent last month, driven by cheap credit deals and an economic recovery. The result takes sales in 2014 to just over 2.3 million, the highest level for any year since 2007....
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UK car production likely to miss full-year target on weak overseas demand

Nov. 20, 2014 12:09 CET

UK car production is unlikely to hit a full-year goal of 1.59 million as demand from key western European markets and Russia continues to fall, the SMMT industry association said....
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UK car sales boosted by cheap credit, but growth forecast to slow

Nov. 6, 2014 12:47 CET

UK car sales in October rose 14 percent but will likely slow as consumers brace for a rise in interest rates next year. Total new registrations are heading toward 2.46 million for this year, a return to pre-recession levels....
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UK car production set for record in 2014

Oct. 24, 2014 10:47 CET

UK car production is still on track to reach its highest level in six years despite lower output in September. New Jaguar, Mini and Honda models will help boost production....
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HANS GREIMEL

BLOG: Japanese automakers drive UK car industry's rebound

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 24, 2014

The UK's car industry is staging a big comeback. And it's mostly due to some not-so English names: Nissan, Toyota and Honda....
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UK car market heads for highest level in 10 years after 6% growth in September

Oct. 6, 2014 10:48 CET

UK car sales rose 6 percent in September, the 31st consecutive month of growth and the best September since 2004. The market is on track to sell 2.45 million new cars this year, which would be the highest level for ten years....
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New and premium models boost UK car exports to July record

Aug. 21, 2014 10:44 CET

The UK has reported record car exports for July as production rose by nearly 3 percent year-on-year last month because of new models and strong sales of top-end vehicles....
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UK car output boosted by new models in first half

July 24, 2014 10:41 CET

UK car production grew by 4 percent in the first six months thanks to new models, but the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders warned that further growth must be backed by bolstering the UK's parts supply chain....
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