New car registrations rose 7% in November to 159,581 units, the month’s best performance since 2004. 2,111,819 cars registered year-to-date, up 9.9% and already ahead of 2012 full-year figure of 2,044,609. Car market on target to hit SMMT forecast of 2.25 million registrations for 2013. “Motorists have bought more than two million cars so far Read more
New car registrations hit 157,314 in October, an increase of 4.0%. Registrations for 2013 to-date climb 10.2% to 1,952,238 units. SMMT new car forecast raised from 2.22 million to 2.25 million units for 2013, with the market set to stabilise and grow at around 1% in 2014 and 2015.
63-plate boost helps September market rise 12.1% to hit 403,136 registrations.
Registrations have grown in every month in 2013 by an average of 10%.
SMMT has significantly raised its forecast for 2013 new car registrations, predicting sales will reach 2.216 million units, 8.4% ahead of 2012.
New car registrations passed the one million mark in June, growing 10% in the first half of 2013 to 1,163,623 units. The UK new car market saw the 16th successive monthly rise in June, growing 13.4% to 214,957 units.
UK new car registrations grew 11% to 180,111 units in May.
UK new car registrations rose 14.8% in April to 163,357 units. Registrations in the first four months of 2013 grew 8.9% to 768,555 units. April secured the strongest growth in 14 months as buying cycles and market volatility combined to boost uptake. Growth followed a further rise in private registrations, up almost a third on Read more
UK new car registrations rose 5.9% in March with 394,806 registrations of 13-plate cars.
UK new car registrations rose 7.9% to 66,749 units in February 2013.