06 September 2021 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

August new car registrations fall -22.0% in traditionally quiet month pre-plate change.
Demand for battery electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid cars surges with PHEVs rising most, up 72.1%.
Market year-to-date up 20.3% against Covid hit 2020, but below pre-pandemic levels as sector still battles Covid-related chip shortages.

05 August 2021 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

123,296 new cars registered as industry records weakest July performance since before the millennium.
Industry revises annual outlook down to 1.82 million units, as supply chain shortages and ‘pingdemic’ frustrate both supply and demand.
Plug-in vehicle uptake accelerates to 17.1% of market with 21,039 units registered in July, with electric vehicles now expected to account for more than one in six new cars acquired in 2021.

05 July 2021 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

186,128 new cars registered in June, up 28.0% on same month last year when most dealerships reopened after first lockdown.
Uptake down -16.4% on 10-year June average and down -26.8% year to date.
Consumer confidence steady but global semiconductor shortage impacts vehicle supply.

04 June 2021 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

156,737 new cars registered in May – significantly up from last year when retailer doors

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