05 July 2017 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

The UK new car market has declined for a third consecutive month with 243,454 new units registered in June, according to figures released by SMMT. Registrations fell at a slower pace than in the previous two months, by -4.8%, as demand continued to stabilise following a record first quarter and the subsequent market turbulence caused by the recent changes to Vehicle Excise Duty. The market is now more in line with 2017 forecasts.

The light commercial vehicle market (LCV) declined in May following a period of exceptionally strong demand. 26,982 new vans hit British roads in May, representing a fall of -5.3%.

SMMT has released electric vehicle (EV) registrations for May 2017.

05 June 2017 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

The UK new car market declined in May ahead of the general election, with demand falling -8.5%, according to figures released today by SMMT. 186,265 new cars were registered in the month, with business purchases driving the market, up 20.1%, to offset declines from private and fleet buyers.

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