Production gains by Nissan, rivals still in double digits.
U.K. vehicle production fell 7.0% in August to 86,185 units, but year-to-date was up 11.2% to 1,027,792, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says. Passenger-car output fell 8.9% to 78,577 units, for an 8-month total up 12.7% to 955,084. Conversely, production in the light-commercial-vehicle segment rose 18.3% to 7,608 units in August, but was down 5.5% to 72,708 on the year. U.K. engine output rose 12.5% in August to 149,024 units for an 8-month uptick of 1.5% to ...
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