UK: August car output slumps 19%
Car production statistics released on Wednesday by the UK's Office for National Statistics show a 19% slump year on year in August to 91,390 units. But the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) remained upbeat as ever, pointing out that car production in the last three months actually climbed 9.5% while output for the year to date has slipped just 0.3% to 1,096,441 units.
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