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UK engine manufacturing surpassed 2 million in Q3 for the first time since records began. In total, engine production climbed 3.9% in September with more than 248,463 units made for home and export markets. Domestic demand, which comprises around half of output, was up 11.1% compared with September last year.

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More than 2 million new British engines have been manufactured in the year to date, an increase of 5% on 2016. “It’s pleasing to see production exceed the 2 million mark already, but future success depends on strong demand at home and abroad,” says SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes.
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