Latest figures show UK commercial vehicle manufacturing bounced back in August, with growth of almost 48% compared to this time last year. However, the SMMT warns year-to-date volumes are still down 13.4%, driven by a 24.5% reduction in overseas orders. New model production coming on stream positively impacted the monthly figures, which reversed four months of successive decline. The SMMT said 5,544 units rolled off the production lines in August, nearly 1,800 more than in August 2018, making it the […]
The UK’s automotive supply chain faces a huge shock in the event of a no-deal Brexit, warn associations
A no-deal Brexit will cause “massive logistical problems” in the automotive supply chain, with manufacturers facing a choice of either absorbing significant rising costs in the movement of vehicle parts or passing them on.
Culina has bought 20 new Daf XFs from dealer Daf Greenhous.
It would be a “disaster” for the commercial vehicle industry if the UK crashed out of the EU in 2019 without a good trade deal with the remaining EU27 countries, SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes has warned.