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UK car manufacturing at six-year high

23 Oct 2014 09:16

The first nine months of 2014 have seen UK car manufacturing put in its best year-to-date performance since 2008, producing 1,132,017 units – up 0.6%.

OLEV announces £11m investment in UK hydrogen fuel infrastructure

09 Oct 2014 14:40

The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has announced a £11m investment towards the development of a hydrogen fuel infrastructure in the UK in a move to diversify the range of low emission vehicles available.

How dirty are diesels?

09 Oct 2014 09:00

With political pressure mounting on the fleet-favourite diesel engine, new research suggests even Euro 6 might not be the answer to Britain's pollution issues. Alex Grant investigates.

Biggest September for new car sales since 2004‏

06 Oct 2014 10:32

Car registrations reached their biggest high in a decade last month, with strong growth also seen in the fleet sector, boosting the year-to-date figure to 9.1% more than the first nine months of 2013.

UK car manufacturing quietens over summer but remains up YtD

25 Sep 2014 14:42

Summer shutdowns subdued UK car production although the year-to-date figure still remains strong, according to latest SMMT data.

Fleet registrations help boost new car market to 30th month of growth

04 Sep 2014 10:23

The new car market rose again in August, as both private and fleet registrations helped push the sector to its 30th consecutive month of growth despite August being one of the industry’s quietest months.

Look at the small picture

28 Aug 2014 08:00

SMEs account for over half of the UK's workforce, but sourcing company cars can still be an issue for small businesses, Motor Trader editor Curtis Hutchinson reckons.

Business registrations hold top spot, highlights Glass’s

22 Aug 2014 09:43

With business registrations continuing to grow year-on-year, Glass’s has published its review of the July figures and forecast further growth for both the business and fleet sectors in August.

UK car manufacturing industry reaches major milestone in July

21 Aug 2014 08:57

July marked a major milestone for the UK car industry, with the news that five million cars have been exported from UK since the beginning of 2010 – the best performance of any decade.

Signs of change

21 Aug 2014 08:00

With a 51.3% year-on-year rise in alternative fuel vehicles in the first six months of 2014, to 23,337 units, and 32.6% of all Plug-in Car Grants made during the same period, Alex Grant asks whether electromobility has reached tipping point.

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