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Motor Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 30th July 2018

Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what information he holds on how much steel is required on average to build a family car in the UK; and if he will make a statement.

Richard Harrington Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

The World Steel Association estimates that the global average steel use per car is around 900 Kg. Other sources produce a similar figure. We do not hold a separate figure for UK car production, but believe it will be consistent with the global figure.