U.K. car production up 10.2% in 2012 despite September slump.
Falling demand from mainland Europe sees U.K. vehicle production fall 7% to 137,799 units in September. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders reports passenger-car output dropped 5.8% to 128,192 units, while commercial-vehicle builds dived 20.2% to 9,607. The result left 9-month U.K. production down 7.8% to 1,165,591 units, with car output rising 10.2% to 1,083,276 and CV builds off 7.5% to 82,315. U.K. engine production dropped 12.8% last month to 213,052 units, leaving the ...
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