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