UK factories produced 53,438 cars in July of 2021, down by 37.6% from 85,696 a year ago, the first fall since February. It is also the worst July performance since 1956 as manufacturers grappled with the global shortage of semiconductors and staff absence resulting from the "pingdemic", with some altering summer shutdown timings to help manage the situation. Production for the UK market declined by 38.7% to 8,233 while manufacturing for export fell 37.4% with only 45,205 cars shipped overseas. More than a quarter (26.0%) of all cars made in July were either battery electric (BEV), plug in hybrid (PHEV) or hybrid electric (HEV), their highest share on record, bringing the production to 126,757 units since the start of the year. source: The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Limited (SMMT)
Car Production in the United Kingdom averaged 113397.49 Units from 1977 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 185157 Units in March of 2000 and a record low of 197 Units in April of 2020. This page provides - United Kingdom Car Production- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Car Production - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2021.
Car Production in the United Kingdom is expected to be 119200.00 Units by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Car Production is projected to trend around 99000.00 Units in 2022 and 110000.00 Units in 2023, according to our econometric models.