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British car manufacturing dips on lower overseas demand

The 0.3% decline in the first 10 months is an early sign that UK car production is being hit by rising global economic uncertainty

British car manufacturing has fallen over the first 10 months of the year as the first signs emerge that UK car production is being hit by rising global economic uncertainty.

The number of cars rolling off UK production lines was down 0.3% compared with the same period in 2013, at 1.28m vehicles according to the figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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