Tag : Society of Motor Manufactures and Traders (SMMT)
UK new car registrations rose 11.5% in March, driven almost entirely by growth in the fleet sector, but still markedly down on usual levels.
Grey has retained its top spot as the UK’s most popular new car colour for the third year running.
October UK car production fell 18.2%, prompting the automotive sector to renew its calls for an urgent Brexit agreement.
Failure to strike an EU trade deal would increase the price of electric vehicles, potentially reducing demand by 20% and undermining the UK’s progress on Net … Read More »
UK new car registrations saw a major rebound in July, aided by pent-up demand and the reopening of dealerships across the nation.
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.
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 »
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 »
UK car production fell 10.6% in July, marking the 14th successive month of decline.
The fleet sector continues to outperform private new car registrations despite still showing a downturn.
Brexit shutdowns have been blamed for a big monthly drop in UK car production.
The UK’s used car market saw a slight downturn in Q1 2019 but demand for alternatively fuelled vehicles showed significant growth.
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 »
Fleet registrations in the UK showed more positive signs of recovery in February, despite recording their sixth consecutive month of decline.
The UK car industry has reiterated the devastating impact of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit scenario as manufacturing continues to suffer serious declines.
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 manufacturing fell 9.8% in October, marking the fifth consecutive month of decline as Brexit and declining consumer confidence continued to hit hard.
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 »