U.K. car production has its biggest year-on-year monthly increase of 2013, jumping 17.4% in October to 160,854 units on the back of rising domestic demand and a recovery in deliveries to mainland Europe. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says the improvement raised year-to-date production 5.4% to 1,286,287 units. The build for the home market soared 52.4% for the month to 30,672 units, while exports grew 11.4% to 130,182. SMMT CEO Mike Hawes says about 50% of U.K. car exports go ...

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