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UK Car Production Declines 21.9 Per Cent in August: SMMT

As many as 1,044,707 cars built year to date, falling 5.2 per cent, with eight in ten destined for overseas markets. (Photo: Leon Neal/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

UK car production declined 21.9 per cent with 89,254 units produced for a third consecutive month in August, according to figures released on Thursday (27) by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). As many as 89,254 units left production lines as a multitude of factors, including model changes, planned maintenance shutdowns and preparation for September’s important new emissions standards, combined to slow output. As many as 1,044,707 cars built year to date, falling 5.2 per cent, with eight in ten destined for overseas markets. Production for the UK fell by 38.8 per cent to 16,271 units. However, the…

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