British-built engines had a 13% July growth in exports in July, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT).

UK engine production remained steady in the same month, increasing by a 1%, while almost 1.7 million engines were built in the UK in the first seven months of the year.

It’s good to see previous significant investment into British engine technology and facilities continue to pay dividends, with strong and growing global demand for our high quality, cutting-edge products,’ said Mike Hawes, SMMT chief executive.

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