UK sales flat despite upcoming road tax hike, diesel demand plummets

March 08, 2017

UK new car registrations fell annually by 0.3% in February to 83,115 units according to the SMMT, driven down by weaker demand from individuals and companies. More noticeable, however, was the 9.2% drop in demand for diesels compared to February 2016, a steeper drop than the decline in Germany...

Nissan requests £100m ‘Made in Britain’ supplier fund, could face £400-plus million profit hit

March 02, 2017


Insight: UK used car demand solid, despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty

February 13, 2017


UK set for diesel scrappage scheme as new car registrations surge to 12-year high

February 07, 2017


UK investment tumbles post-Brexit as carmakers fear ‘death by 1000 cuts’

January 27, 2017


Nissan, Toyota back UK plants despite ‘hard Brexit’ plan, German auto industry warns will stifle UK investment

January 20, 2017


BMW says vital UK retains EU single market access

January 19, 2017


UK car market enjoys a record year but the momentum is unsustainable

January 06, 2017

According to data released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) on Thursday, new car registrations rose for the fifth consecutive year in the UK in 2016 and set a new annual record of 2.69 million units, exactly in line with the forecast for the market in the Autovista Intelligence Residual Value Outlook 2017 report. However, full-year growth of 2.3% was at the slowest rate since the market commenced its recovery from its 2011 low and decelerated over the course of the year...

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November 18, 2016


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November 07, 2016


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November 01, 2016


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October 31, 2016


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September 29, 2016


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July 07, 2016