New car registrations continued to fall in May, with a drop of 4.6% as 183,724 new vehicles were registered, compared with 192,649 in the same month in 2018. Private, fleet and business registrations...

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The UK new car market declined 4.1% in April, in large part due to a 10.3% fall in retail registrations, offset only slightly by a 2.9% increase in fleet. Business registrations were also...

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Political and economic uncertainty are being cited as the principle causes that saw new car registrations decline by 3.4% in March. The fleet sector finished the month virtually flat (up 0.3% on March...

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A second consecutive month of retail growth in vehicle registrations saw overall registrations increase by 1.4% in February, with retail registrations up 4.3% and business growth of 23.4% overcoming a...

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As the first month of the year, it is always tempting to try to draw conclusions over the remainder of the year from the performance delivered in January. This is normally a challenge in the retail...

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January saw a fifth consecutive month of decline in new car registrations, with a 2.9% rise in private sales not enough to compensate for a 3.4% fall in fleet, leaving the market down 1.6% overall....

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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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2018 has seen the pace of growth slowing across the globe, with the economies that depend on trade being hit the hardest. And future growth is being threatened by an escalating trade war between the...

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November saw a further 3.0% decline in new car registrations, with 158,639 vehicles registered compared with 164,541 in the same month in 2017. That brings the year to date total to 2,223,058, 6.9%...

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Although still down, October saw the new car market recovering somewhat from the annual trend, with the 153,599 registrations representing a drop of 2.9% compared with the same month last year, and...

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Registrations of new vehicles plunged by more than 20% in September, under what are described as exceptional circumstances as supply issues bite. In particular, new emissions regulations have been...

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The average UK retailer earned a good level of profitability for June, closing out what proved to be a positive quarter. Prior to Q2 of 2018, retailers were battling against very strong comparatives...

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New car registrations surged ahead in August as retailers looked to clear stock or pre-register vehicles ahead of the 1 September changeover to the new WLTP test regime. The result was growth of 23.1%...

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July saw a small increase in registrations of 1.2% compared with the same month last year, driven in the main by a 2.6% increase in fleet registrations. Private registrations were flat (+0.1%), while...

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August new car registrations look set to end the month vastly up on the same month last year, according to industry sources. The hike is due to manufacturers pushing cars into the networks that have...

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Much has been said about the change to WLTP CO2 and mpg testing, but could one of the side effects be a surge in registrations this August? We know that all cars built from 1 September will have to...

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With private registrations more or less flat in June, a fall in fleet registrations of 6.4% saw the market overall down by 3.5% in the month, leaving year to date registrations down 6.3%. Commentators...

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The impact of last April’s VED change has become clear, as the UK new car market for April 2018 grew by 10.4%. But taking March and April as a pair for a clearer picture, we can see that this year...

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The UK new car market fell again in February, with the 80,805 new cars registered representing a 2.8% drop compared with February 2017. Private and fleet registrations were down 2.8% and 2.0%...

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The UK new car market continued its decline through January, with the 163,615 vehicles registered representing a fall of 6.3% over the same month last year. Demand fell across the board, with retail...

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