Cars

05 January 2023 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

Supply chain shortages subdue new car market to 1.61m units in 2022 – a -2.0% fall on pandemic-afflicted 2021 – but UK reclaims position as Europe’s second biggest market. Battery electric vehicles secure best ever monthly market share and become

05 December 2022 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

Britain’s new car market grows for fourth month running, up by 23.5% in November, at 142,889 units. Plug-ins account for more than one in four (27.7%) new registrations as battery electric vehicles (BEVs) take their largest monthly share of the

04 November 2022 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

October new car registrations rise 26.4% in third month of growth, with hybrid and battery electric vehicles driving uplift. Despite bumper month, market on course for weakest year since 1982 but recovery expected to continue in 2023. Plug-ins account for

05 October 2022 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

225,269 units registered in key ‘new plate’ month – up 4.6% on last September, but -34.4% behind 2019. Bumper month for plug-in registrations sees Britain’s millionth plug-in electric car registered, with 249,575 joining roads in 2022 alone. Industry calls for

05 September 2022 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car registrations stabilise, up 1.2% to 68,858 units during traditionally quiet pre-plate change August.
Battery electric vehicle (BEV) uptake continues to grow, up 35.4%.
Overall year to date market remains -35.3% down on pre-pandemic 2019.

04 August 2022 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car registrations fall -9.0% to 112,162 units as supply chain shortage continues to frustrate order fulfilment. Battery electric vehicles (BEV) buck trend, growing market share to 10.9%, but pace of growth slows. Industry outlook revised downwards, now anticipating

05 July 2022 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

June new car registrations fall -24.3% to 140,958 units – weakest performance for the month since 1996. Ongoing challenges in component supply, exacerbated by restrictions in China, hamper industry’s ability to fulfil demand. Year to date registrations reach 802,079 units

06 June 2022 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car registrations decline -20.6% to 124,394 units in second weakest May in three decades after locked-down 2020, as components shortages impact vehicle availability despite demand. Battery electric vehicle uptake increases by 17.7%, representing 12.4% of the month’s registrations,


Vehicles on UK roads increase 0.4% to 40,506,971 in 2021, but car ownership falls -0.2% to 35,023,652 units – the first consecutive annual decrease in car ownership in more than 100 years. Electric vehicle use rises by 71% to 748,349

05 May 2022 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car market declines -15.8% to 119,167 units in April, but battery electric car registrations buck trend, up 40.9%. SMMT revises 2022 outlook down from 1.89m units to 1.72m as parts shortages continue to impact supply. Plug-in cars anticipated

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