Average new car CO2 emissions went the wrong way in 2019 for the third year running, which the SMMT said should raise alarm bells amongst vehicle manufacturers – some of whom could be forced out of...

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December’s new car registrations saw an uplift on the same month in 2018, driven largely by gains of 7.3% in fleet. With the retail market flat and business registrations declining 20.5%, the result...

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New car registrations fell 2.4% in 2019 to hit a year total of 2.31m units. Retail registrations fell 3.2% taking 44.1% of the market. The fall in 2019 brings the market to a six-year low and the SMMT...

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Since 2015, average new car CO2 emissions have been going in the wrong direction. Everyone knows why this is so bad: colloquially known as CAFE, it’s the 2020-on EU range-wide average of 95g/km CO2....

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The collapse in retail registrations continued into November, driving a drop in the overall market of 1.3% compared to the same month in 2018. Retail registrations of 65,114 units represented a fall...

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The British Motor Show is making a comeback after 12 years. It will be held at the Farnborough International Expo Centre on August 20-23, 2020. The SMMT, which organised the last British Motor Show at...

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Given that last September’s registrations plunged by more than 20% as retailers struggled to get hold of volumes of WLTP compliant vehicles, it was hoped that this September’s figures would show a...

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September new car registrations rose just 1.3% against the same month last year which itself was down more than 20% due to incoming WLTP regulations. The total registrations for the first 69-plate...

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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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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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New car registrations fell 6.8% in 2018 to finish the year at 2.36 million units. The SMMT blamed the switch to WLTP regulations impacting supply and a lack of consumer confidence thanks to broad...

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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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September new car registrations have fallen 20.5% on the same month last year thanks to WLTP emissions regulations which saw manufacturers push August instead of the new 68-plate month. September’s...

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