Record month for UK new car market as 16 plate-change increases demand

New car market grows 5.3% in March as more than half a million buyers take advantage of popular plate change. Registrations increase 5.1% in 2016 Q1, to 771,780 units. Alternative fuel vehicles see 21.5% jump in demand, with robust growth in diesel and petrol registrations. Wednesday 6 April, 2016 The UK’s new car market grew

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Strong growth for new car market in February

New car market grows 8.4% in February, with 83,395 units registered. Demand from private customers drives increases, up 22.6%, with fleet demand down 1.4%. Registrations of alternatively-fuelled vehicles up by a fifth in the month. 4 March, 2016 New car registrations continued the positive start to 2016 in February, growing 8.4% compared with the same

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Steady growth for new car registrations in July

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.

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Record half-year for UK new car market

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.

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