Automotive manufacturers face £90m energy cost hike

British automotive manufacturers are calling for urgent action on spiralling costs as new analysis from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveals firms face a £90 million uplift in energy bills this year – equivalent to more than 2,500 automotive jobs – as costs surge by 50%. 

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SMMT figures show more EVs were sold in March than in the whole of 2019

Lat month (March 2022) saw the highest volume of electric vehicle (EV) registrations ever recorded in a single month, with more registered in the month than during the whole of 2019.

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Car industry calls for EV regulatory body

The UK automotive industry has today (16 February 2022) called for a new regulatory body to monitor the electric vehicle (EV) market, including charging price levels and affordability,

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