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Scrappage registrations pass 250,000

08 December 2009 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News


·         New car registrations through the scrappage scheme totalled 251,629 between May and November.
·         Scrappage accounted for 21.6% of all new car registrations in November.
·         LCV registrations over the May to November period totalled 3,882 units.
·         The average CO2 emissions of a car bought through the scheme was 133.0g/km, 10% below the overall new car market average and 27% below a scrapped car’s emissions.
Registrations through SIS
Commenting on the data, SMMT chief executive Paul Everitt said, “Scrappage continues to have a positive impact on vehicle registrations, contributing to the 57.6% increase in November’s registrations. It has helped to generate consumer confidence and SMMT urges government to sustain the recovery and support the long-term future of the motor industry through its Pre-Budget Report.”
The scrappage scheme accounted for 21.6% of all new car registrations in November, in line with rates recorded in previous months. Cars account for 98.5% of total vehicles through the scheme. The scrappage scheme has helped lift overall new car registrations in each of the past five months. Over the May to November period total new car registrations increased by 5.7%. Excluding all scrappage volumes the market was down 15.9%. The scheme accounted for 3.9% of LCV volumes in November.


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