UK car manufacturing down in July.

Despite Lockdown restrictions easing, UK car manufacturing is still down in July.

Car manufacturers, represented by the SMMT, have said;

•Car production down 20%
•Engine production down 10%
•Van production beats the trend, up by 3%

Mike Hawes of the SMMT stated;

“…these figures are a marked improvement on the previous three months, but the outlook remains deeply uncertain..(with) the sector now battling economic recession as well as a global pandemic…”

Full details above from SMMT. Figures rounded. Image from SMMT press release.

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