Act now to support engine production, SMMT urges government


Engine production fell by 27.5% in July compared to the same month in 2020, but the SMMT said the reduction was artificially heightened by comparison to last year when output was recovering. Latest figures showed a total of 127,922 engines were made in UK factories last month and over the year-to-date, engine manufacturing has increased by 6.8% to 1,058,792 units. However, this remains 31.6% lower than the five-year average. The SMMT said the decline in production should be looked at […]