Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders

British car industry overwhelmingly backs EU membership, SMMT survey says

April 2, 2014 11:24 CET
More than 90 percent of companies operating in the British car industry want the UK to stay in the European Union, a survey commissioned by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders showed.... Read More »

 

UK car sales rose 11% last year; best result since 2007

Jan. 7, 2014 11:05 CET
UK new-car sales rose 11 percent last year to the highest level since 2007, bucking a gloomy trend in most of the rest of Europe.... Read More »

 

UK October car output rises at fastest pace this year on domestic demand

Nov. 21, 2013 11:25 CET
UK car production rose 17 percent last month, its fastest rate so far this year, with most of the growth destined for domestic consumption rather than export.... Read More »

 

UK car sales surge to 5-year monthly high in September

Oct. 4, 2013 11:08 CET
UK car sales rose 12 percent in September to the highest monthly total in more than five years, reflecting growing economic confidence.... Read More »

 

UK car sales rise 11% in August

Sept. 5, 2013 12:50 CET
UK car sales rose by 11 percent in August in contrast to the other key European markets of Germany, France, Italy and Spain, which all suffered sales declines.... Read More »

 

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UK car market still has room to grow, auto bosses say

Sept. 4, 2013 06:15 CET
UK car sales have risen for 17 consecutive months and automaker bosses believe the volume gains will continue as competitive finance deals and low interest rates drive sales.... Read More »

 

UK new-car sales rise for 16th successive month

July 4, 2013 10:41 CET
New-car sales in the UK rose 13 percent in June, marking the 16th consecutive month of growth for the market. The rise in sales is in stark contrast to other major European markets, which have seen sales fall.... Read More »

 

UK new-car sales rise for 15th successive month

June 6, 2013 14:09 CET
UK new-car sales rose 11 percent to 180,111 in May, marking the 15th consecutive month of growth for the market, the country's auto trade association said today.... Read More »

 

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

Bentley executive will head UK industry body SMMT

June 5, 2013 09:53 CET
Bentley executive Mike Hawes will be the new CEO of the UK auto industry association, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).... Read More »

 

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