UK April car output falls due to Japan quake - SMMT

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LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) - British car production fell by 12.2 percent last month due to disruption to manufacturers' supply chains from Japan's earthquake and tsunami, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said on Thursday. "April's vehicle and engine production figures reflect the global production challenges resulting from the Japanese earthquake," said Paul Everitt, the trade body's chief executive. "All manufacturers are working hard to overcome supply shortages and we ...

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