Car production in the U.K. rose 4% to 86,250 units in August, boosting the 8-month total 4.4% to 847,196. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says commercial-vehicle output climbed 9.3% for the month to 6,433 units, but the year-to-date total remained off 4% at 76,980. U.K. engine production jumped 14.4% to 92,683 units in August, and the 8-month total of 924,176 is a 4.8% year-over-year improvement. Society CEO Paul Everitt says in a statement that auto makers are ...

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