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SMMT urges UK government to back new diesel technology as new car registrations fall

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past 6 months, I’m sure you’re aware of the demonetisation of the once heralded diesel car. The government U-Turn on diesel cars combined with diesel emissions cheating by more than one

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New cars sales slump 1% after record 43 months of growth

Figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) have shown that last month (October) saw new UK car registrations drop by 1.1% compared to last years figures. These figures mark the first dip in new car registrations for

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What is influencing the soaring increase of UK new car sales?

The number of new car sales in the UK has risen steadily since 2012 and it is showing no signs of stopping. It has been predicted that the UK automotive industry will break industry records by the end of the

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SMMT: March UK car sales hit 21st century high

The UK car industry has continued its record growth with figures released by the SMMT showing that March 2015 proved to be the best month since 2009, hitting 21st century highs. Figures show that a whopping 492,774 cars were registered

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New car sales surge to 10 year high with the Ford Fiesta leading the pack

Car sales in the UK hit a 10-year high in 2014 according to a report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) with a whopping 2.47 million new cars finding new owners. The figures represent an improvement of 9% compared

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New UK car sales continue to boom, matching records set in the 80’s

Booming new car sales once again hit the headlines this week as figures from the SMMT revealed that April marked the 26th month in a row that new car sales improved. Official figures have shown that sales from the first four months

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UK new car sales up by over 17 percent over the past 2 years, still going strong

Figures from the SMMT have shown that the UK car market is still storming ahead with sales up over 17 percent over the past 2 years. Even though February is seen as a quieter month in the car sales calendar,

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