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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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 were shut during the pandemic. Plug-in vehicle market continues to rise, accounting for 13.8% of registrations in 2021 so far Despite more positive economic outlook,

05 May 2021 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

141,583 new cars registered as showrooms reopen – significantly up on April 2020 when lockdown closed retail and the nation, but still -12.9% down on decade average.
SMMT revises forecast upwards to 1.86m registrations by end of the year, up 13.9% on 2020.
Plug-in vehicles forecast to account for more than one in seven registrations in 2021.

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 ready to welcome back staff and customers on 12 April, with comprehensive safety measures covering showrooms, vehicle demonstrations and test-drives. The UK automotive retail sector

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