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UK Engine Manufacturing Data


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February engine output idling ahead of new vehicle acceleration

March 20, 2014: February engine manufacturing was 2.4% behind 2013 levels at 220,466 units as plants wait for full-scale vehicle output. Output for export rises 3.9% in the month growing the export share to 64% of production. UK engine manufacturing set for major growth with new JLR Wolverhampton plant to open in 2015 and Bentley’s Crewe facility to become VW Group W12 centre of excellence.

Engine manufacturing Feb-13 Feb-14 % Change YTD-13 YTD-14 % Change
Total 220,466 215,199 -2.4% 440,223 421,490 -4.3%
Home 87,838 77,421 -11.9% 173,849 148,437 -14.6%
Export 132,628 137,778 3.9% 266,374 273,053 2.5%
% export 60.2% 64.0%   60.5% 64.8%