All-time record for UK car exports in 2012

ERJ staff report (BC)

London – UK car manufacturing broke all-time export records in 2012, with volumes sent overseas exceeding 1.2 million, up 8% on last year, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

Total vehicle output is reported to have increased 8% last year to 1.58 million units, the highest level since 2008.

Car output rose 9% in 2012 to 1.46 million units, ending the year with a 6% rise in December.

Paul Everitt, SMMT CEO, said: “2012 was a very good year for…

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