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Factory orders lost their momentum up to March, though automotive component supplier enjoyed continuing strong orders. more

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The world's largest car maker VW will dedicate its car production to electirc vehicles at it recovers from the Diesel emissions furore. more

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Toyota will build the 2018/19 models of its Auris in England, with engines assembled in Cheshire and cars built in Derbyshire. more

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Data from the SMMT for the start of 2018 reveal plateauing car sales, with the diesel section the largest loser due to regulation changes. more

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A satiated car market and the diesel debate have been blamed for dropping demand in the British automotive market. more

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The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has released its latest factory output figures for November, showing a stark fall in demand for new cars. more

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Another month of decline in vehicle purchases has driven falling output in British car production. more

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Icon Plastics, based in Stockton, has won accreditation from IATF for the automotive industry. more

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After seven months of decline in the domestic market, production increases 17.7 per cent ahead of license plate change in September. more

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The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders’ will host an Open Forum at Automechanika Birmingham, at the NEC on June 6th, for components suppliers to hear from purchasing managers on technology in the car industry. more

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Vehicle factories in the UK have enjoyed their most productive month since 2000 over March. more

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Production output in the UK car manufacturing industry reached a 17-year high in 2016, boosting prospects for the domestic plastics supply chain. more

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The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has restated its view that staying in the European Union is best for its business and best for British jobs, just days ahead of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU. more

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The Chief Executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) says the latest figures on UK car production are a “significant endorsement” of the UK’s automotive industry. more

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The UK’s car manufacturing industry has maintained its positive momentum with an increase in output of 13.1 percent in February. more

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The UK’s car manufacturers produced 1,587,677 vehicles in 2015, a ten-year high, growth of 3.9 percent and overtaking pre-recession levels for the first time. more

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The UK’s automotive industry had a bumper 2015, with new car registrations hitting 2.6 million units for the first time, sealing four years of consecutive growth. more

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The UK’s automotive supply chain is more “vibrant and established” than it was a year ago, according to a recent poll carried out by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). more

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New car registrations in the UK reached their highest-ever September total last month, according to new figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). more

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A new Automotive Council report has highlighted a fresh £2 billion growth opportunity for UK component suppliers as UK carmakers enjoy an unprecedented period of success. more

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