06 January 2021 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK annual new car registrations drop to 1.63 million in toughest year for market since 1992.
Covid-enforced showroom closures drive overall demand down -29.4% – a 680,076-unit decline equivalent to £20.4bn in lost turnover.
Best-ever year for electric cars with battery and plug-in hybrid vehicles market share up to 10.7%.
Investment in charging infrastructure and battery gigafactories now essential to reboot industry and meet post-Brexit electrification challenge

04 December 2020 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car market suffers £1.3 billion revenue hit in November as 42,840 fewer new cars join British roads.
113,781 new cars registered as ‘click and collect’ capability and deliveries help offset showroom closures during English lockdown.
Industry welcomes re-opening of Covid-secure showrooms as market now down -30.7% year to date, equivalent to 663,761 units.

05 November 2020 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car market falls -1.6% in October, with 140,945 cars registered, marking a nine-year

05 October 2020 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

Just 328,041 cars registered – the lowest September volume recorded since 1999.
Decline represents -15.8% drop on 10-year September average.
New 70-plate, model upgrades and attractive offers help but industry still counting cost of lockdown with more than 615,000-unit year to date shortfall.

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