UK vehicle production figures

-55.3%-56.2%-65.2%-63.6%-56.5%-57.2% -53.4%-54.6%-60.0%-54.3%-54.1%-54.5% For more information please see the attached releaseDownloadClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) SMMT LtdApr-09YTD 2009Apr-09YTD 2009Apr-09YTD 2009 Home11,99150,6541,9246,96613,91557,620 Source:CarsCommercial Vehicles Total vehicles  % of total82.4%79.8%74.9%76.7%81.7%79.5% “With the scrappage incentive scheme fully operational, industry is optimistic about the positive impact this will have on the market and on UK production facilities,” said Paul Everitt, SMMT chief executive. “Despite the current difficulties, the UK must prepare for the return of global growth and government support for the industry is an essential part of the process.” ·      Car production continued to fall sharply in April, down 55.3%·      Commercial vehicle production fell by 65.2% in the month·         Launch of UK scrappage incentive scheme and similar schemes in place in other European markets should help shore-up volumes, but recovery may be protracted Total68,258251,2687,65529,95075,913281,218 -62.5%-61.8%-74.8%-78.2%-64.9%-65.0% % of total17.6%20.2%25.1%23.3%18.3%20.5% Export56,267200,6145,73122,98461,998223,598

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