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Tag : SMMT

New car registrations fall in 2017 as CO2 rises

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The UK new car market fell 5.7% to 2.54 million in 2017 while average new car CO2 figures rose for the first time in two decades as drivers … Read More »

UK car manufacturing hit by ongoing downturn in domestic demand

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UK car manufacturing fell 4.6% to 161,490 cars in November as Brexit uncertainty and new diesel taxes impacted on domestic demand.

Fleet registrations down 14% in November as new car market faces first annual fall since 2011

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Fleet and overall new car registrations fell for the eighth consecutive month in November as falling business and consumer confidence and concerns over future tax treatment … Read More »

2017 car production forecasts revised as domestic demand falls

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The UK car production forecast for 2017 has been revised downwards as domestic demand continues to fall, leading to repeated industry calls for a clear roadmap … Read More »

Government urged not to punish diesels in Autumn Budget as registrations tumble

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Diesel registrations plummeted 30% in October, leading to a call for the government to use the forthcoming Autumn Budget “to restore stability to the market”.

SMMT predicts falls in car registrations for 2017 and 2018

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Car registrations are expected to fall from 2016’s record level as VED changes and continued Brexit uncertainty take their toll.

UK true fleet sector remains in a slump

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New car registrations in September saw the continued downturn of the true fleet market in the UK, with a growing YtD loss.

September new car market falls for first time in six years

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New car registrations last month fell 9.3% – marking the first time the important September market has fallen in six years.

UK car production falls in August

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UK car manufacturing fell 5.3% in August to 103,232 units, marking the fourth month of decline this year.

Fleet market falls in August ahead of plate change

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New car registrations declined across the fleet, business and private markets in August with  buyers holding out for the new registration plates.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 24 August

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All the key news in fleet…

UK car manufacturing rises in July

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UK car output rebounded in July as carmakers ramped up production ahead of summer factory shutdowns…

Export of British-built vans, trucks and buses reliant on EU

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Nearly two-thirds of British-built vans, trucks and buses were exported during the first six months of 2017, with almost all headed to the EU (94.7%), according … Read More »

Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories

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This week’s top fleet industry stories… Ultra-efficient Mazda petrol could beat diesels on fuel economy Mazda is to launch a new petrol engine using compression ignition … Read More »

DfT to enforce anti-hacking measures for connected cars

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New generations of connected cars will offer better protection against the threat of hacking under latest Department for Transport measures.

Fleet registrations down 10% in July

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New car demand fell across both fleet and private buyers in July, leading to a 9.3% market downturn.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 27 July

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All the key news in fleet… Uncertainty over Clear Air Zones could damage local business Clarity is urgently needed to identify which vehicles will be affected in … Read More »

Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories

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All the key news in fleet from the last week… High Court rules against challenge to air quality plan Environmental lawyers at ClientEarth have lost their latest … Read More »

Fleet registrations down as new car market declines

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The UK new car market declined for a third consecutive month in June, with fleet as well as private registrations down, due to VED changes introduced … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Thursday 29 June

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All the key news in fleet… Declining domestic demand hits UK car production  UK new car production fell 9.7% to 136,119 units in May, with domestic … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 20 June

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All the key news in fleet… JCT600 deploys centralised car preparation centre for fleet operation JCT600 has introduced a new Pre Delivery Inspection (PDI) Centre in … Read More »

Barometer – June 2017

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We’ve pulled together the pertinent points from the myriad of research done in the fleet industry this month to give you a clearer view of what’s … Read More »

Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories

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All the key news in fleet from the last week… MBO at Aston Barclay brings multi-million pound investment Aston Barclay has secured a multi-million pound investment from … Read More »

Fleet market falls in May and diesels come under pressure

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Fleet and private registrations declined in May, with overall diesel take-up also showing a large downturn.

Today in Fleet: Friday 26 May

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All the key news in fleet… BVRLA seminar to cover impact of new data protection rules The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) is to … Read More »

Today in Fleet: Monday 22 May

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All the key news in fleet… Triple whammy for UK true fleet market in April The UK’s true fleet market fell 25.1% in April as it … Read More »

New VED rates take toll on April fleet registrations

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Both the fleet and overall new car markets saw double-digit declines in April following the implementation of new VED rates.

Today in Fleet: Thursday 27 April

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All the key news in fleet… 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.

Barometer – April 2017

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UK manufacturing in demand Overseas demand helped deliver the biggest February for UK car production in 17 years, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) … Read More »