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5 07, 2018

THE UK NEW CAR MARKET FALLS IN JUNE 2018. New car news.

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The UK new car market has fallen by -3.5% to 234,945 registrations for June 2018. Petrol engines and electric plug-in vehicles posted a growth but demand is still down for diesel vehicles. Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, “Despite a rocky first six months for the new car market, it’s [...]

5 06, 2018

MAY 2018 U.K. CAR MARKET GROWS. New car news.

By | June 5th, 2018|car news|0 Comments

The UK new car market grew by 3.4% in May with 192,649 new units registered. Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, “May’s growth, albeit on the back of large declines last year, is encouraging and suggests the market is now starting to return to a more natural running rate. To ensure long-term stability, we need to [...]

8 05, 2018

GOOD NEWS APRIL 2018 NEW CAR MARKET NEWS.

By | May 8th, 2018|car news|0 Comments

Good news!  The UK new car registrations rose 10.4% in April 2018 - according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). 167,911 new units were registered. Petrol car registrations grew 38.5% in April but diesel registrations are still on the decline down by -24.9%. Registrations of plug-in and hybrid electric cars are still [...]

5 04, 2018

UK NEW CAR REGISTRATIONS FALL IN MARCH 2018. New car news.

By | April 5th, 2018|car news|0 Comments

UK new car registrations fell in March 2018 by 15.7%. The first quarter of this year is down -12.4%. This still equates to over 700,000 new cars sold in the UK from the start of the year. Diesel registrations fell by -37.2% in March and EV's registrations grew slightly with a 5.7% growth. “March’s [...]

22 11, 2017

SMMT RESPONSE TO HAMMONDS 2017 AUTUMN BUDGET. New car news

By | November 22nd, 2017|car news|0 Comments

Chancellor Philip Hammond announced his autumn budget today. Here is the Chief Executive of the The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Mike Hawes response to it. Diesel Taxation "Our greatest concern is the continuing mixed messages around diesel which will only deter and confuse the public further. Diesel buyers will not face [...]