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UK Automotive Industry Starts 2017 on a High

UK car manufacturing is on a 9 year high with figures showing the best January performance since 2008.

An increase production of 7.5% was recorded in January in comparison to the previous year’s figures, resulting in a total of 147,922 cars manufactured in the UK last month.

The hunger overseas for UK manufactured vehicles continued to drive the impressive growth with exports figures up by 10.8%, which bring export to a total of 117,916 units.

Source: www.smmt.co.uk

To find out more and keep up to date with the UK car figures, head to the SMMT Website.

The Advanced Propulsion Centre aims to continue to boost the UK’s automotive industry by providing support and resources to develop new low carbon technologies. To find out more about how the APC does this, click here.