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Tuesday 23rd of June 2009

News Tag: car production

June 19, 2009

UK car production slump eases

by Kay Murchie
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has revealed today that car production continued its downward spiral in May but was the small drop in more than six months. According to the SMMT, a total of 67,754 cars were made in the UK in May - a fall of 43% when compared to May 2008. Commercial vehicle production fell by more than ...

April 1, 2009

Japan’s economy hit by more bad news as business sentiment at record low

by Kay Murchie
The latest Bank of Japan's quarterly Tankan survey has revealed that business confidence among major manufacturers in Japan has hit the lowest level ever. The survey of 10,000 companies, which is seen as a key indicator of the health of the country's economy, revealed that confidence has plummeted to a 35-year low. The world’s second ...

March 30, 2009

Japan’s woes continue as economy heads for deflation

by Kay Murchie

December 18, 2008

UK car production suffers huge fall

by Kay Murchie
Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) have revealed that the number of cars built in November in the UK was down 33% compared with the same month last year. A fall in demand for new vehicles in the UK and overseas was attributed to the severe decline. Meanwhile, production of commercial vehicles fell by 50% in November. The figures come ...