Around 1.5 million cars and commercial vehicles and three million engines are produced annually in the UK, accounting for 9% of the UK’s total exports.
With an annual turnover of £49 billion and a workforce of over 737,000 people, the UK is a key global player within the automotive sector and the industry is a significant contributor to the UK’s economy.
Find out more about the industry by exploring the Automotive Council website:
- Value of UK automotive: facts and figures
- UK automotive supply chain
- Invest in UK automotive
- Low carbon automotive technology
- Join the industry