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January new car registrations dip 8.2 per cent

04 February 2005 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

  • January UK registrations fell 8.2 per cent to 181,474 units

  • Diesel registrations rose to 66,455 units, up 7.7 per cent

  • UK confirmed as second biggest European market with 2,567,269 units in 2004

Commenting on the figures, SMMT chief executive Christopher Macgowan said, ‘The new car market is a key economic indicator and January’s figures reflect consumer confidence. While this month’s figures are below the strong start made in 2004, new car registrations continue to demonstrate a healthy level of demand.’

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