In accordance with the reports of the industry’s trade body, car production in the United Kingdom tumbled by 20 percent in November compared with that of the earlier year.
The responsibility was put on the lesser demand and export markets in the UK by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Another very crucial reason behind the sharp fall as pointed out by them was the variations in regulation and also the introduction of new and technology and models.
There was a noticeable fall in exports by almost 23 percent for the month of November, which is the fifth month consecutively when exports have decreased. To add more to it, new models are tested since the month of September under a rigid emissions standards and it can be said that this is one of the shortcomings, which has contributed to the fall of production of cars in the UK.
It is reported that the output was held for the month of November where car manufacturers waited for the latest engines and transmissions for two models but SMMT did not disclose the name of those cars. Coupled with this, as per the reports provided by SMMT it has come to the notice that near Derby, the manufacturing of Toyota Corolla at the Burnaston plant did not reach the desired output.
Mike Hawes, the Chief executive of the SMMT deeply regretted the loss for the decline in car production in the UK by saying that it a reason of concern for all as the demand has weakened for the UK built cars in November with outputs affecting business and consumer confidence, which further weakened export markets.
Compared to this year, the previous year UK exported a bit more than 1.3 million cars and more than half of it went to the EU.
Taking all things into consideration, Mike Hawes called for a no-deal Brexit to be ruled out.
He further said several jobs whether in car factories or their suppliers are dependent on frictionless trade with the European Union.