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Tag : SMMT

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 »

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 … 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 … Read More »

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 … Read More »

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.