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Tag : Society of Motor Manufactures and Traders (SMMT)

Fleet demand stable in October as private buyer confidence wanes

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The UK new car market fell 6.7% in October; hit by declining private buyer confidence although fleet demand remained stable and full electric registrations soared.

UK car production down 17% YtD despite August rise

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A rise in UK car production for August has only marginally stemmed the spring Brexit shutdown losses, leaving the market to record a double-digit decline for … Read More »

Fleet market falls but electric car registrations rocket in August

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The UK new car market dropped 1.6% in August, with declines seen for both fleet and private registrations in the wake of last year’s pre-WLTP spike, … Read More »

Latest tumble for UK production brings 10.6% decline

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UK car production fell 10.6% in July, marking the 14th successive month of decline.

Q2 used car downturn highlighted in SMMT figures

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Used car transactions fell by 2.8% in the second quarter of the year, according to new figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) … Read More »

Fleet market remains more buoyant than private registrations

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The fleet sector continues to outperform private new car registrations despite still showing a downturn.

Plummeting car manufacturing in UK in April

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Brexit shutdowns have been blamed for a big monthly drop in UK car production.

UK used car market down slightly in Q1 but AFV demand rises

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The UK’s used car market saw a slight downturn in Q1 2019 but demand for alternatively fuelled vehicles showed significant growth.

Brexit extension must be used to take ‘no deal’ off table, says SMMT

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The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has responded to today’s announcement of a Brexit extension as it continues its calls for a no deal … Read More »

UK fleet market shows signs of stability

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Fleet registrations in the UK showed more positive signs of recovery in February, despite recording their sixth consecutive month of decline.

British car manufacturing plummets 20% as Brexit uncertainty bites

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The UK car industry has reiterated the devastating impact of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit scenario as manufacturing continues to suffer serious declines.

WLTP impact on fleet registrations starts to level out

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Fleet new car registrations fell for the third month running in November but the slowdown in the decline indicates that the impact of the switch to … Read More »

UK car production falls for fifth month running

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UK car manufacturing fell 9.8% in October, marking the fifth consecutive month of decline as Brexit and declining consumer confidence continued to hit hard.

Draft Brexit deal is positive first step, says UK motor industry

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The UK’s Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has cautiously greeted the draft Brexit deal after months of highlighting the need to safeguard the future … Read More »

Used buyers migrating to ULEVs and EVs

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Demand for hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles in the used vehicle sector continues to rise, latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders … Read More »

WLTP testing impacts UK manufacturing volumes

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UK car manufacturing fell for a third consecutive month in August as the race to get new cars tested for WLTP hit volumes.