UK car production ‘falls 42% in first half of 2020, the lowest record since 1954’

UK car manufacturing output declined by 48.2% in June alone, says Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders

The number of cars built in the UK in the last six months plummeted to the lowest level since 1954.

That's according to the latest report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), which suggests the car production is down 42.8%, a decline of more than 285,000 vehicles.

Figures also show UK car manufacturing output declined by 48.2% in June with 56,594 units produced.

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