UK car manufacturing ramped up 7.8% in July as the number of vehicles produced for the domestic market rose 17.7% ahead of the September ‘plate change.
Toyota has announced a £240 million investment in its Burnaston car production facility as part of an upgrade plan backed by more than £20 million of potential government funding.
Year-on-year car production growth of 7.5% saw UK-based car manufacturers register their most productive January in nine years, with 147,922 units rolling off the production lines.
Over one million cars have been built so far in 2016, with July marking the 12th consecutive month of growth for the sector, according to the SMMT.
JLR is injecting £450 million into its Engine Manufacturing Centre (EMC) to double capacity as the brand looks to grow its sales volumes around the world.
UK car manufacturing has hit its highest level for the year-to-date in a decade, according to the latest figures from the SMMT.
UK car production increased by 15.5% in September to 158,281 units, according to the latest data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
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