The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) is one of thelargest and most influential trade associations in the UK. Its resources,reputation and unrivalled automotive data place it at the heart of the UKautomotive industry.
SMMT is the voice of the UK motor industry, supporting and promoting itsmembers interests, at home and abroad, to government, stakeholders and themedia. It is the country’s primary source ofnews and data on the motor industry. SMMT is uniquely placed to help membersstay one step ahead of the competition in their business planning andforecasting.
SMMT represents more than 700 automotive companies in the UK, providingthem with a forum to voice their views on issues affecting the sector, helpingto guide strategies and build positive relationships with government andregulatory authorities. They also represent the UK automotive industry throughthe membership of companies involved in design, concept, manufacture, sale,after sale, disposal and recycling of motor vehicles, components andaccessories.
Like all industries, UK Automotive faces many opportunities and challenges. Tackling emissions and improving air quality, developing new technologies, addressing the skills shortage and enduring that the vehicles on our roads are the safest possible are issues of extreme importance to the motor industry. SMMT plays an active role in understanding, explaining and supporting the industry whenever such a topic arises.