In a poor start the year, UK retail registrations fell by 13.9% in January, with fleet also down, dropping 2.2%. Those figures left overall registrations down 7.3% compared with the same month in 2019...

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The UK new car market for 2018 finished 6.8% down on 2017, with annual registrations falling to 2,367,147 – a second year of decline. In December, a fall in private registrations of 3.8% and a drop...

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I approached the publication of the profitability results for the first month of 2018 with a certain amount of trepidation. The ‘mood music’ in the industry is certainly not positive, with profit...

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A sharp decline in new vehicle registrations in December, down 14.4% compared with the same month in 2016, meant that the overall market in 2017 fell by 5.7%. Retail registrations in the month were...

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Looking at the market and performance in January you could be forgiven for thinking that we were still in 2016. Predictions and forecasts of significant reductions in volumes of cars registered have...

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On the back of a big year for new and used car sales, 2017 was always going to be a hot topic. Industry commentators are predicting a slide in new car sales from 3% to 10%, and with so many pressures...

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The UK new car market achieved a 12-year high in January, with 174,564 registered vehicles representing a 2.9% year-on-year uplift and the highest level since 2005. Private registrations led the...

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Car registrations in January climbed 2.9% compared with the same month in 2015 to reach an 11-year high of 169,678 units – the highest number since January 2005 which saw 181,474 new cars registered....

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BCA sold nearly 14,000 cars, vans and trucks during the second week in January , generating a turnover approaching £70 million. This was one of the best on record for the group. Online sales...

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