Category:Statements

6th July 2021

SMMT response to Ellesmere Port announcement

"The announcement today of new investment into electric vehicle production in Ellesmere Port is further good news for the automotive sector"

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1st July 2021

SMMT response to Sunderland gigafactory announcement

"Today’s announcement of new investment into battery production in Sunderland is great news for the sector"

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19th May 2021

SMMT statement on House of Commons Public Accounts Committee report into the transition to zero emission vehicles

SMMT statement on House of Commons Public Accounts Committee report into the transition to zero emission vehicles 19th May 2021 SMMT statement on House...

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18th March 2021

SMMT statement on changes to the plug-in car, van and truck grants

"The decision to slash the Plug-in Car Grant and Van & Truck Grant is the wrong move at the wrong time."

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3rd March 2021

SMMT reaction to the Budget

SMMT reaction to the Budget 3rd March 2021 Wednesday 3 March, 2021 Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said,  “Today’s budget provides some encouragement to an...

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25th February 2021

Statement on E10 petrol announcement

"The announcement today confirming E10 petrol will be available for motorists from this September is another step towards the 2050 net zero target"

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24th February 2021

UK Automotive looks to ex-military personnel to upskill industry

SMMT signs Armed Forces Covenant, reaffirming importance of recruitment and retention of veterans and service leavers for automotive industry

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24th February 2021

Statement on the re-opening of showrooms

"The fact that retail showrooms must remain closed until April at least, is deeply disappointing given these facilities are Covid-secure"

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15th February 2021

Statement on the future strategy of UK’s largest automotive business

"The news today that the UK’s largest automotive business has confirmed its long-term commitment to the UK is very welcome"

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13th February 2021

Comment on Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) continuation and expansion

Comment on Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) continuation and expansion 13th February 2021 SMMT statement on Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) continuation and expansion...

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