Currently reading: UK car production increases 21% year on year in January
The UK car industry had its most productive January since 2021

UK car production increased dramatically in January with output rising by more than a fifth year on year, bolstered by healthy growth in electrified vehicle production.

British car manufacturing grew 21% to 82,997 units, according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, representing the best January performance since 2021. 

It’s also the fifth consecutive month of growth in the UK, which the SMMT attributed to rising interest in British-built brands plus the gradual easing of global supply chain challenges. 

Production of vehicles destined for the domestic market achieved 64.5%

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