New car models drive UK production growth in April

New car models drive UK production growth in April
 

The number of cars built in the UK in April rose 5.2% on the same month last year, the industry's trade body says.
Some 127,950 cars rolled off production lines, driven by investment in new models, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said.
However, last month's increase came off the back of a double-digit fall in production in April 2017.
SMMT boss Mike Hawes said the rise was not a surprise, and he again warned about Brexit's impact on the industry.
In April last year the timing of the Easter bank holiday hit output. For that reason, the SMMT chief executive said, last month's... read more

 
31 May 2018 in Business, Views: 177
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