06 January 2022 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

1.65m new cars registered in 2021 – up just 1.0% on pandemic-ravaged 2020 and -28.7% below pre-Covid levels as myriad challenges subdue market.
Plug-in vehicles account for record more than one in six registrations, while battery electric cars alone rise to one-in-nine, with more registered than 2016-2020 combined.
Industry calls for incentive extension and mandated chargepoint targets to accelerate consumer uptake and maintain Britain’s attractiveness against competitor markets.

06 December 2021 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

115,706 new cars registered in November, an increase of 1.7% on lockdown-hit November 2020 and -31.3% below the pre-pandemic five-year average as semiconductor shortages constrain supply.
Plug-in cars represented 28.1% of market in November, with 21,726 battery electric vehicle registrations and 10,796 plug-in hybrids.
SMMT calls for commensurate targets for charging infrastructure rollout, with just one on-street public charger currently installed for every 52 new plug-in cars registered in 2021.

04 November 2021 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

106,265 new cars registered in October, a -24.6% fall on last year and the weakest October since 1991.
Plug-in vehicles now account for 16.6% of all cars registered so far in 2021.
Chip shortages and tax rises mean industry expects to finish year on 1.66m units, or only 1.9% ahead of Covid-hit 2020.

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05 October 2021 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

New car registrations fall -34.4% on Covid-hit 2020 to 215,312 units, the weakest September since 1998, before the twice-a-year number plate system was introduced.
Supply issues caused by semiconductor shortages continue to plague industry
Battery electric vehicles charge ahead as 32,721 join the road – the best monthly performance ever.

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