The UK’s new car market got off to a positive start in January, with registrations climbing 2.9% compared with the same month in 2015 to reach an 11-year high of 169,678 units. January 2005 saw 181,474 new cars registered.
UK new car registrations for 2015 beat 2.6 million units for the first time, sealing four years of consecutive growth.
Registrations of new cars in the UK returned to growth in November, according to figures released today by SMMT.
Figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show UK new car registrations dropped for the first time in more than three and a half years as market growth levelled off in October 2015.
462,517 new cars registered last month – a rise of 6% and the highest September on record.
UK new car registrations increase 9.6% in August to 79,060 units.
New car registrations saw steady growth in July, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). 178,420 cars were registered – an uplift of 3.2% on the same month last year – while registrations in 2015 so far have risen 6.5% to surpass 1.5 million.
New car registrations up 7.0% in first half of 2015 to 1,376,889 – the highest half-year performance on record.
British buyers choosing more British vehicles: UK-built cars make up highest proportion of new registrations in five years.
June marks record 40th consecutive month of growth, with registrations up 12.9% in the month.
New car registrations up 2.4% in May to 198,706 units, marking 39th consecutive month of growth.
Demand for ultra low emission vehicles up four-fold, exceeding 10,000 in 2015, compared with 2,838 in 2014.
Overall registrations reach 1,119,072 in 2015, up 5.7% as market stabilises.
Spring showroom surge sees UK new car registrations rise 5.1% to 185,778 units