UK Car Production Fell by 11 per cent in July 2018: SMMT


UK car production declined 11.0 per cent in July when compared to production level recorded during the same period last year (year-on-year basis), according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) on Thursday (30). Only 121,051 units left production lines as a raft of factors, including model changes, seasonal and operational adjustments and preparation for the introduction of the tough new emissions standards, affected output, SMMT said in a release. Production of cars for export in the month fell 4.2 per cent, while 35.0 per cent fewer cars were built for the UK…

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