Figures from the The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that last months UK new car market declined by -29.5%. A total of 123,296 new cars were registered. Registrations for plug-in vehicles continued to grow.
The automotive sector continues to battle against shortages of semiconductors and staff, which is throttling our ability to translate a strengthening economic outlook into a full recovery. The next few weeks will see changes to self-isolation policies which will hopefully help those companies across the industry dealing with staff absences, but the semiconductor shortage is likely to remain an issue until at least the rest of the year. As a result, we have downgraded the market outlook slightly for 2021. The bright spot, however, remains the increasing demand for electrified vehicles as consumers respond in ever greater numbers to these new technologies, driven by increased product choice, fiscal and financial incentives and an enjoyable driving experience.
Everrati Automotive has announced that the order books are open for its new electric 911 (964), GT40 and Land Rover Series IIA. A build-slot can now be secured on any of the 3 models with a £1,000 deposit. The 911 has a 53kWh battery pack that produces 440 bhp, 460 Nm of torque and a […]
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According to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), August new car registrations fell -22%. A total of 68,033 units were registered in what is normally a quieter month before the September plate change. Demand for battery electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid cars continue to rise. While August is normally one of […]
Vauxhall’s new Astra will go on sale next month. It will be available to order as a Plug-in Hybrid, petrol or diesel. A fully electric version will be available in 2023. There will be a choice of 2 power outputs for the Plug-in Hybrid versions. Both use a 1.6 litre, four-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine with […]
For those of you that follow me on various social media platforms, you would already know that I popped along to the Supercar Fest at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb. I have to admit it was good to see/smell the petrol/oil and burning rubber on the tarmac from all the supercars going up the hill. The […]
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I had been looking forward to getting behind the wheel of the fourth generation – new Toyota Yaris because it has not only been voted European Car Of The Year 2021 but at the time of writing this blog, Toyota have just won the Le Mans 24 Hour Race!! I have noticed quite a few driving […]
The British Motor Show is back and the show opens this Thursday (August 19th to the 22nd). Expect to see live stage action, Car SOS – Live, Five Driving Experiences, classic cars, supercars, new cars and much more! We’re really buzzing now as the show begins its final countdown. Nowhere else can car fans and […]
In anticipation for the launch of the new Mercedes-Benz SL (R 232) model, here are all the SL’s together with model numbers spanning from 1952 – 2015 and how many production cars were built. From front right to left: Mercedes-Benz 300 SL racing sports car from 1952 (W 194) Mercedes-Benz 300 SL prototype racing sports […]