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CO2 emissions of new cars sold in the EU continued to fall last year but at a slower rate.
The UK’s new car market grew by 8.4% in March, making it the biggest month since records began, according to figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Fleets and businesses ... Read More »
Business Secretary Greg Clark has announced plans for the first phase of £100m investment in connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) testing infrastructure, which will be used to support projects including public test facilities.
Overseas demand helped deliver the biggest February for UK car production in 17 years.
According to latest data published by SMMT, new car registrations saw a slight downturn in February, with rising fleet demand helping to counter a downturn in private registrations.
Average new car emissions fell for the 19th consecutive year but the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has warned that the ‘anti-diesel’ agenda will halt further progress.
UK car production started 2017 on a high, with output in January up 7.5% year on year.
More than 8 million used cars were sold in 2016, up 7.3% and marking a new British record, latest SMMT figures show.
The UK new car market hit the ground running in January, with rises in fleet and overall registrations and a new milestone for alternatively fuelled vehicles.
UK new car registrations hit an all-time high in 2016, with fleets responsible for much of the growth.
The fleet market continued to drive new car registration growth in November, with the overall market seeing record year-to-date figures.
List prices for cars could rise by £1,500 post-Brexit if the UK doesn’t stay in the single market.
Growth in the used car market continued in the third quarter of 2016 with a record 2,148,050 vehicles sold and accelerated demand for ultra-low emission vehicles.
The UK new car market saw a modest rise in October, supported by continued growth in the fleet sector and for alternatively fuelled vehicles.
Fleet take-up of the new 66-plate helped new car registrations reach record figures in September, latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show. A total of 469,696 new cars were registered ... Read More »
UK car production rose 9.1% in August, driven by strong demand both home and overseas.
Drivers are being urged to take action to help prevent vehicle theft as new figures find that 43% of motorists have left their car keys with a stranger in the last year.
Rising fleet demand continued to offset lower private new car registrations in August, new figures show.
Record numbers of used cars were sold in the first half of this year, new figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show. More than 4 million used cars changed hands ... Read More »