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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.
New car registrations in September saw the continued downturn of the true fleet market in the UK, with a growing YtD loss.
New car registrations last month fell 9.3% – marking the first time the important September market has fallen in six years.
UK car manufacturing fell 5.3% in August to 103,232 units, marking the fourth month of decline this year.
New car registrations declined across the fleet, business and private markets in August with buyers holding out for the new registration plates.
UK car output rebounded in July as carmakers ramped up production ahead of summer factory shutdowns…
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 »
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New generations of connected cars will offer better protection against the threat of hacking under latest Department for Transport measures.
New car demand fell across both fleet and private buyers in July, leading to a 9.3% market downturn.
All the key news in fleet from the last week… The Government’s final plans to reduce air pollution in the UK are due on 31 July. High ... Read More »
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 »
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Fleet and private registrations declined in May, with overall diesel take-up also showing a large downturn.
Both the fleet and overall new car markets saw double-digit declines in April following the implementation of new VED rates.
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 ... 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 … Read More »
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 … Read More »