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Car manufacturing at lowest point since Second World War

Car manufacturing at lowest point since Second World War
Friday 29
12:50 2020

The number of cars made in Britain fell to its lowest point since the Second World War during April, down 99.7% compared to the same month last year. Just 152 cars were built for export and 45 for customers in the UK during the month, according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Car makers were among thousands of businesses across the country forced to close after the government imposed a lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Many plants were used instead to make personal protective equipment needed by healthcare workers treating those affected ...

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Summary: The number of cars made in Britain fell to its lowest point since the Second World War during April, down 99.7% compared to the same month last year.

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