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Tag : SMMT

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

9 months ago / 2 comments

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 … Read More »

UK car manufacturing puts in best January in nine years

9 months ago / 0 comments

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

9 months ago / 0 comments

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

10 months ago / 0 comments

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

11 months ago / 0 comments

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

12 months ago / 0 comments

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

12 months ago / 0 comments

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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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) ... Read More »

Export demand drives UK car manufacturing to 14-year high

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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 … Read More »

Fleet sector drives new car registrations in August

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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. ... Read More »

“We want to hear Brexit ideas,” urges Business Secretary Savid Javid

1 year ago / 0 comments

Business Secretary Sajid Javid has moved to reassure the fleet and automotive sectors over Brexit, saying he wanted to hear ideas from firms about how the ... Read More »

Access to single market critical to continued UK car market growth, says SMMT

1 year ago / 0 comments

The success of the UK car market has been due to unrestricted access to the single market, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) … Read More »


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