Category:Event News

12th October 2021

2021 Automotive Trade Report

Vehicles remain Britain’s most valuable trade good, as export revenues reach £27 billion

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31st August 2021

Commercial vehicle industry calls for decarbonisation plans before bans

New analysis reveals that, due to lack of clear diesel replacement technology, just 0.2% of HGVs on the road are alternatively fuelled

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25th March 2021

SMMT Electrified 2021

Business buyers in pole position on Race to Zero as consumers stuck on the grid for electric vehicle adoption

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24th November 2020

Drive home Brexit deal for Christmas or risk £55bn manufacturing hit

WTO tariffs would strike £55.4bn blow to UK sector by 2025 with annual production falling below one million units consistently.

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4th September 2020

Billions invested in electric cars but UK buyers still think 2035 too soon

SMMT today called on government to commit to significant long-term incentives for EV purchase and binding targets on charging infrastructure.

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23rd June 2020

UK Auto calls for restart support as Covid crisis threatens one in six jobs

New SMMT survey reveals a third of workforce still on furlough with up to one in six jobs at risk.

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26th November 2019

Only ambitious Brexit deal will safeguard jobs and Britain’s green future

Industry calls on next government to put sector at heart of economic and trade policies, and agree an ambitious Brexit deal.

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25th June 2019

New report reveals £50,000 a minute threat of border delays

Securing a Brexit deal to protect Britain’s biggest exporter must be next leader’s top priority, urges SMMT, as first-ever UK auto trade report highlights...

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4th April 2019

UK in pole position in £62 billion self-driving car race

Success hinges on favourable Brexit agreement, with ‘no deal’ threat putting investment and safety gains at risk, warns SMMT at major industry conference.

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