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20 January 2024 #Registrations #SMMT News

Grey is Britain’s most popular new car colour for the sixth consecutive year, topping half a million registrations. Black and white complete trio of best-selling colours, marking sixth year of an identical monochrome podium. Green cars reach highest share of

05 January 2024 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

Britain’s new light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations rise 21.0% in 2023 as businesses and fleets invest in 341,455 vehicles carrying out essential roles in UK economy. Record battery electric van (BEV) uptake as 20,253 units registered, up 21.0%, with almost

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05 January 2024 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

New car registrations reach 1.903 million in 2023 – up 17.9% as fleet investment accelerates. Battery electric vehicle volumes reach record high but market share slips to 16.5%. Industry calls on government to halve EV VAT, to put more than

02 January 2024 #SMMT News

Find out below who has joined the premier automotive trade association and what they get from membership: A.J. Grant & Sons – www.ajgrant.co.uk Auto Windscreens Services Limited – www.autowindscreens.co.uk Minth Automotive (UK) Company Limited – www.minthgroup.com OMODA & JAECOO UK

22 December 2023 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK commercial vehicle production up 16.8% to 13,253 units in best November since 2007. Overseas demand up 18.3% while orders for UK buyers rise 13.4%. Year-to-date output surges 15.5% to 111,863 units with new production facilities boost to volumes. UK

22 December 2023 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car production grows 14.8% in November with 91,923 cars leaving factory gates. Volumes for home and overseas rise by 13.4% and 15.2% respectively. Output year-to-date increases 16.5% to 843,345 units with record EV production levels. UK car production rose

21 December 2023 #SMMT News #Statements

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said: Deferring the rules of origin is a win for motorists, the economy and the environment. Maintaining tariff-free trade in EVs will ensure consumers retain the widest and most affordable choice of models, at a

19 December 2023 #Pre-Registration

SMMT released figures for November pre-registrations in the UK new car market. The data shows the number of cars disposed of by vehicle manufacturers in November 2023 that were defined as pre-registrations. Download the November 2023 release

06 December 2023 #SMMT News #Statements

The UK automotive industry has today welcomed the European Commission’s proposal to extend the current rules of origin for electric vehicle batteries under the Trade Cooperation Agreement (TCA) until 2027 – and urged every government to back it. The Society

05 December 2023 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new light commercial vehicle market rises for 11th month in a row, up 12.7% to 27,433 units in November. Demand for medium sized vans more than doubles, up 161.1%, but large vans still most popular as operators opt for

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