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Today in Fleet: Thursday 27 April

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All the key news in fleet… Demand for UK-manufactured vehicles rose 10.6% in March. UK car manufacturing boom as exports drive demand Exports continued to drive British car manufacturing in March, as demand rose ... Read More »

Progress on European new car emissions slows

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CO2 emissions of new cars sold in the EU continued to fall last year but at a slower rate.

March registrations hit all-time high ahead of VED changes

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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 »

Funding for connected and autonomous vehicles to include public testing

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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.

UK car manufacturing hits 17-year high in February

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Overseas demand helped deliver the biggest February for UK car production in 17 years.

Fleet market rises while diesel registrations decline

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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.

‘Anti-diesel agenda’ to hinder progress on CO2 emissions says SMMT

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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 manufacturing puts in best January in nine years

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UK car production started 2017 on a high, with output in January up 7.5% year on year.

Britain’s used car market reaches record levels in 2016

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More than 8 million used cars were sold in 2016, up 7.3% and marking a new British record, latest SMMT figures show.

January registrations at highest level since 2005

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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.

Record new car registrations driven by fleet sales

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UK new car registrations hit an all-time high in 2016, with fleets responsible for much of the growth.

Fleet registrations up 5.1% in November

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The fleet market continued to drive new car registration growth in November, with the overall market seeing record year-to-date figures.

Exiting single market will add £1,500 to car prices, warns SMMT

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List prices for cars could rise by £1,500 post-Brexit if the UK doesn’t stay in the single market.

Demand for electric cars surges as used car market reaches record level

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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.

Fleet registrations continue to drive new car market growth

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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 registrations help drive September new car market to record level

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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 »

Export demand drives UK car manufacturing to 14-year high

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UK car production rose 9.1% in August, driven by strong demand both home and overseas.

43% of drivers have left car keys with a stranger

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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.

Fleet sector drives new car registrations in August

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Rising fleet demand continued to offset lower private new car registrations in August, new figures show.

UK’s used car market reaches record level in first half of year

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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 »


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