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04 June 2020 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car market falls -89.0% in May as shutdown goes on, with just over 20,000 vehicles delivered.
‘Click and collect’ services help but market still 163,477 units behind same month last year.
Market down more than -51% in first five months, as showrooms get green light to re-open.

05 May 2020 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car market falls by precipitous -97.3% in April as coronavirus crisis shuts showrooms.
4,321 new cars registered in the month as deliveries continue to frontline workers and organisations.
Latest SMMT outlook expects 1.68 million new car registrations this year, the lowest since 1992.
Sector calls for auto retail to be in first wave of re-openings, to drive manufacturing and kick-start economic recovery.

06 April 2020 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car registrations fall -44.4% in March as coronavirus crisis causes showrooms to close.
Steeper fall than during last financial crisis and worst March since late nineties with some 203,370 fewer cars sold in the month.
Early SMMT analysis downgrades 2020 outlook to 1.73 million units, -23% lower than previous expectation.
Sector re-deploys to help front line workers battle crisis with hundreds of vehicles now supporting critical services across the UK.

05 March 2020 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car market declines -2.9% in February to 79,594, as demand from private buyers falls again.
Good month for battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric cars, with 4,566 joining UK roads but, at just 5.8%, market share remains low.
Industry urges Chancellor to help more drivers go electric – as new calculations show removal of VAT alone would boost sales to nearly 1 million over the next five years.

05 February 2020 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car registrations fall -7.3% in January as private and fleet demand declines, down -13.9% and -2.2% respectively.
Registrations of battery electric cars continue to grow, with a year-on-year uplift of 2,720 units, as plug-in hybrids and hybrids also enjoy record demand.
Industry calls for extensive package of incentives to accelerated match 2035 zero-emission transport ambitions – including long-term commitment to the Plug-in Car Grant.

17 January 2020 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

Grey remains UK’s favourite new car colour after taking top spot for first time in 2018.
60.7% of new cars registered in grey, black or white – with a primary colour not making the podium since 2010.
In 1999 blue was top of the charts, today it’s down to fourth as silver falls to its lowest level in 20 years.

06 January 2020 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car registrations fall -2.4% in 2019 to 2.3 million units, as multiple factors undermine market.
Registrations of battery electric cars surge to record levels, up +144.0%, with a further 23 new models set to hit showrooms in 2020.
CO2 increases for third consecutive year as industry faces tough new targets.
December market ends year on a positive, with overall demand up +3.4%.
Industry calls for measures to increase uptake of latest, low emission vehicles – a vital step in tackling environmental concerns.

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05 December 2019 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car market falls -1.3% in November with 156,621 models registered. For second consecutive month, alternatively fuelled vehicles reach record market share of 10.2%. Market performance year-to-date down -2.7% with 2.2 million cars registered for UK roads. SEE CAR

05 November 2019 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car registrations fall -6.7% in October, as consumer confidence remains weak.
Private demand sees significant drop, down -13.2%, while fleet demand remains stable.
Alternatively fuelled vehicles reach record 9.9% market share with 14,231 registered.
Year-to-date market down -2.9% with 58,897 fewer cars registered than in October 2018.

04 October 2019 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car market declines in first nine months of 2019, as Brexit uncertainty stifles consumer confidence.
September registrations up just 1.3% on low volume 2018, with 343,255 joining British roads.
Year-to-date market remains 49,000 units shy of same period in 2018 to record the lowest performance since 2013.

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