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SMMT analysis reveals around 460 models, 4,650 standard specifications and an almost infinite number of options, giving customers near limitless choice as showrooms reopen.
Breadth of range highlights vital role of showrooms and staff in helping drivers select the right vehicle for their requirements.
Vehicle renewal essential for Britain to achieve its green goals, as electric powertrains and more efficient engines deliver -21.7% reduction in CO2 emissions per average car over past decade.

10 April 2021 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

Updated automotive sector safe restart guidance for vehicle retailers published by SMMT and NFDA. Dealerships

06 April 2021 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car registrations ‘grow’ for first time since August – up 11.5% – but remain -36.9% adrift of 10-year March average.
Showrooms ready for opening next week following Q1 shortfall of 58,032 fewer cars, at a cost of £1.8bn to industry.
Around 8,300 registrations a day needed for a return to average pre-pandemic levels by the end of the year.

04 March 2021 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

Weakest February since 1959 as 28,282 fewer cars registered during traditionally quiet month.
Battery electric (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) continue to spark demand, accounting for more than one in eight registrations.
Market outlook downgraded to 1.83 million registrations in 2021 as showroom closures continue to stall order books.

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