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Car production is in the fast lane

CAR production accelerated at the start of the year. The number of cars produced in the UK last month totalled 11,179 - a rise of 8.9% on the January 21 figure, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said. Commercial vehicle production also rose by 8.9% last month to 9,967, with engine manufacturing increasing by 12%.

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