Tag Archives: Mike Hawes

Industry needs showrooms to open at the earliest possible moment.

SOURCE: SMMT – Mike Hawes, Chief Executive. Whilst the service and repair sector has been operating throughout lockdown, retailers have remained closed for all but click and collect during the majority of January, and, off the back of a £20.4 … Continue reading

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Search begins for future female rising stars.

The UK automotive industry is on the search for the sector’s future leaders as the Great British Women in the Car Industry awards returns for a second year. As part of ongoing efforts to encourage more young people to join … Continue reading

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SMMT – autonomous vehicles.

In the Queen’s Speech today, government announced a commitment to support connected and autonomous vehicle development. Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, “SMMT welcomes government’s commitment to accelerate the development of connected and autonomous vehicles in the UK. This is … Continue reading

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UK car exports double in a decade.

Total UK car export values doubled from £12bn in 2004 to £24.8bn in 2013. Average wholesale value of each exported car rose from £10,200 (2004) to £20,640 (2013). More than £47,000 a minute was generated by UK car manufacturers in … Continue reading

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