According to latest figures released by the SMMT UK car production grew 37.3 per cent during August
Car production output for the year to date was up 41.3 per cent while engine production was up 15.4% for the month and 27.7% for the year-to-date..
“UK vehicle and engine production continues to lead a strong manufacturing recovery,” said SMMT chief executive, Paul Everitt.
“The UK is an important part of the global automotive industry, exporting cars, commercial vehicles and engines to markets around the world. There are still significant challenges ahead and government must do all it can to encourage continued international investment in UK based R&D, skills, plant and machinery.”