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05 November 2018 #Cars #SMMT News

UK new car market declines in October – down -2.9% to 153,599 units.
Hybrid and plug-in registrations up +30.7% but, as grant is cut, new forecast data suggests outlook lags behind government ambitions.
Overall market down -7.2% YTD, with gap hoped to narrow slightly as supply issues resulting from regulatory changes ease.

04 October 2018 #Cars #SMMT News

UK new car market falls -20.5% in September to 338,834 units as regulatory changes impact supply. Volumes down across all sectors, as testing backlogs affect consumer, fleet and business deliveries. Industry welcomes tough new certification test, with even greater range

05 September 2018 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

New car market rises 23.1% in second smallest month of the year, with 94,094 units registered.
Demand for hybrid and plug-in cars surges 88.7% with record one in 12 buyers going electric.
Year-to-date registrations down -4.2% keeping market on track to meet 2018 forecasts.

06 August 2018 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

New car market steady in July, up 1.2%, with 163,898 new cars joining British roads. Demand for hybrid and plug-in vehicles up a fifth, with market share hitting record levels. Year-to-date market down -5.5%, in line with expectations. SEE CAR

05 July 2018 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car market declines by moderate -3.5% to 234,945 registrations.
Strong growth for petrols and plug-ins can’t offset heavy diesel declines, with demand down -28.2% as buyers hesitate.
Year-to-date market falls -6.3%, with 1.3 million new cars joining UK roads in first six months.

05 June 2018 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car demand grows 3.4% in May, as market continues to rebalance following large declines in 2017.
Hybrids and plug-ins up more than a third to take record 5.8% share, while superminis, SUVs and soft tops also rise.
Year-to-date market down -6.8% as uncertainty continues to impact business and fleet buyers.

04 May 2018 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car registrations rise 10.4% in April, as market rebalances following VED disruption in 2017.
Alternatively Fuelled Vehicles see notable increase in demand, up 49.3%, but diesel continues downward trend.
Year-to-date market down -8.8%, as uncertainty continues to affect overall market.

05 April 2018 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

As predicted, the UK new car market fell in March, down -15.7%, but still the fourth biggest March ever for the sector.
Fall in diesel demand continues, down -37.2% compared to same month last year, with AFVs up 5.7% and petrol holding steady at 0.5%.
Overall, first quarter down -12.4%, but over 700,000 motorists drive home in a new car this year.

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05 March 2018 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

80,805 new cars driven off forecourts in the month, -2.8% down on 2017, as UK new car market dips.
Demand for petrol and alternatively fuelled vehicles continues to rise, but diesel demand falls again.
Year-to-date market for new cars down -5.1%, with 244,420 units registered nationwide.

05 February 2018 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new car market declines in January – down -6.3%, as 163,615 cars leave showrooms.
Demand for petrol and alternatively fuelled vehicles rises, but fails to offset fall in new diesel registrations.
SUVs only vehicle segment to show growth, with 6.6% uplift leading to record market share.

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