UK car production surpasses 1.6 million in 2016


Honda Swindon

Honda’s Swindon plant is one of Britain’s busiest car factories

Britain built 9.6% more cars in the first 11 months of 2016 than during the same period in 2015; 1.25m cars were exported

The UK produced more than 1.6 million cars in the first 11 months of 2016, beating the same period in 2015 by 9.6% and marking the country’s best results since 1999.

A total of 1,613,495 cars were produced, with 78% (1,258,909) of them being shipped abroad. At the same point in 2015, around 56,000 fewer cars had been produced.

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Source:: Autocar