UK VEHICLE MANUFACTURING SOARS 20% IN JULY 2012

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UK Motor Vehicle Sales

SMMT AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING

16 August 2012 (data for July 2012)

  • Car output rose for the 13th consecutive month, up 22.2% in July and 15.1% for the year-to-date.
  • CV output stabilised down 1.3% in the month with a 7.7% fall for the first seven months.
  • UK engine production was up 0.3% over the year, with a narrow 1.9% downturn in the month.

"Car manufacturing continued to perform well, with output up more than 22% for the month and 15% for the year-to-date," said Paul Everitt, SMMT Chief Executive. "While uncertainty in Europe remains a challenge, the £6 billion investment committed to the UK in the last two years delivers long-term growth opportunities and the latest figures show that our products have enormous global appeal."

SMMTCarsCommercial VehiclesTotal VehiclesTotal Engines
Data.Jul-12YTD-12Jul-12YTD-12Jul-12YTD-12Jul-12YTD-12
Total119,882875,9989,00465,100128,886941,098180,1091,516,388
% change22.2%15.1%-1.3%-7.7%20.2%13.2%-1.9%0.3%
Export94,490719,8044,64238,83099,132758,634111,416963,418
% change15.3%13.9%-13.5%-6.0%13.5%12.7%-17.6%-12.9%
% of total78.8%82.2%51.6%59.6%76.9%80.6%61.9%63.5%
Home25,392156,1944,36226,27029,754182,46468,693552,970
% change57.4%21.2%16.0%-10.2%49.6%15.4%43.2%35.9%
% of total21.2%17.8%48.4%40.4%23.1%19.4%38.1%36.5%

UK Motor Vehicle Sales

 

*Independent forecast based on current investment and output levels and sustained stability in Europe

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