January 2003

Car production in the United Kingdom, factory ranking:

Brand/marque/Marke Production
1992 1993      1994 1995 1996 1997  1998  1999  2000  2001
Passenger cars/VP/PKW:
1 Nissan 179,009 246,281   215,346 231,627 271,666 288,818 271,157 327,701 296,480
2 Vauxhall 287,884 232,569   231,196 268,226 259,474 252,641 300,323 290,679 193,694
3 Peugeot 85,821 72,902   78,379 85,108 84,994 72,400 162,554 186,074 186,102
4 Rover-MG       374,418 376,323 394,579 328,611 225,772 174,879 163,144
  Rover Group/ L.R. 378,797 406,804                
5 Toyota 0 37,314   88,440 116,973 104,615 172,342 178,660 171,339 154,809
6 Ford 302,146 271,793   273,896 328,028 302,118 298,480 255,080 155,085 72,724
7 Land Rover       99,533 96,894 93,007 136,885 141,946 159,997 139,005
8 Jaguar 20,601 29,567   41,023 38,590 43,551 50,025 86,317 88,844 122,472
9 Honda 1,001 32,139   91,084 105,810 108,097 112,089 114,479 74,751 112,520
10 Mini (BMW)                   41,480
11 IBC (Isuzu/GM) 31,210 41,327   30,963 29,511 25,048 24,646 38,661    
12 Carbodies/LTI 1,674 1,530   2,339 2,794 2,634 3,193 3,142 3,327 2,579
13 Lotus 691 320  715 834 744 2,434 3,333 3,374 2,861 2,123
14 Rolls-Royce/Bentley 1,258 1,263   1,427 1,708 1,779 1,614 1,440 1,938 1,781
of which: Bentley       949   1,380 723 1,001    
15 Aston Martin       651 702 644 625 622 1,029 1,470
16 TVR 824 827   1,000 1,345 1,546 1,688 1,460 1,317 936
17 Metrocab 399 347   565 807 698 807 624 427  
18 Morgan         493 420 485 528 600  
19 Caterham         597 638 552 510 468  
20 Westfield         321 370 300 250 350  
21 Marcos         98 150 145 140    
22 Bristol             100 50 135  
23 Quantum         84 75 101 100 90  
24 Ginetta         60 70 70 40 50  
25 Ultima         20 32 41 45 56  
26 Dare / Ginetta G4/G12                 50  
27 AC         10 15 28 30 25  
28 Noble                 25  
29 McLaren         23 15        
30 Spectre         19 15        
31 Ascari             4 3    
32 Lister         10 15 5 0    
33 Royal Sabre         4 4        
  Others       1,546 500 500 500 500 1,490 1,046
LCVs/Véhicules utilitaires légers/Leichtnutzfahrzeuge:
1 Ford         150,592 147,791 157,030      
2 LDV       15,229 16,878 16,799 15,526 13,676    
3 Vauxhall         11,029 17,330 5,763      
4 Peugeot         637 535 420      
Trucks/Véhicules utilitaires/Nutzfahrzeuge:
1 LTM/Leyland       8,225 8,750 8,674 9,148 9,186 8,113    
2 ERF         2,832 2,779 3.071 2,867    
3 Iveco-Ford     6,501 8,935 7,660 2,519        
4 Seddon-Atkinson (Iveco)     1,150 1,324 833 837 779 800    
5 Foden (Paccar)     1,290 1,195 875 688 902 1,123    
6 Dennis              508  438    
Buses/autobus/Busse:
1 Dennis     1,129 1,726 1,728 1,961 2,085 2,455    
2 Volvo Bus         1,298 1,474 942 826    
3 Plaxton                    
4 Optare                    



Compiled from various sources, such as:
Auto Katalog No. 46 (2002/2003), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 2002.
Auto Katalog No. 45 (2001/2002), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 2001.
Auto Katalog No. 44 (2000/2001), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 2000.
Auto Katalog No. 43 (1999/2000), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1999.
Auto Katalog No. 42 (1998/99), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1998.
Auto Katalog No. 41 (1997/98), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1997.
Auto Katalog No. 38 (1994/95), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1994.
Lastauto Omnibus Katalog 2001, Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 2000.
Lastauto Omnibus Katalog '99, Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1998.
Lastauto Omnibus Katalog '97, Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1996.


British car manufacturers links:

AC Cars
Ariel Motor Company
Ascari Cars
Aston Martin
Bentley Motors
Bristol Cars
Caterham Cars
Coleman-Milne
Grinnall
GTD
HMC Sportcars
Jensen Motors
Land Rover
Lister Cars
LTI (London Taxis International)
Lotus Cars
Lynx
MG
Mini
Noble
Parradine Cars
Proteus
Reliant
Rolls Royce
Ronart
Rover
Spectre
Strathcarron
Trident
TVR
Westfield
Homepages of kit car manufacturers:
(Some of these manufacturers also produce turn-key cars)
Autotune
Paul Banham Conversions
Beauford Cars
Blackjack Cars
Chesil Motor Company
Dakar Cars homepage
Dare (Brooke-Kensington)
DJ Sportscars (Dax)
Fiero Factory
Gardner-Douglas Sports Cars
Ginetta Cars
Ginetta G4 (Brooke-Kensington)
GTM Cars
Hawk Cars
JBA Falcon
Liege
Marlin Cars
NG Cars
Quantum cars
Tiger Sportscars
Ultima Sports
White Rose Vehicles


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