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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 car sales surge as tax rises loom, diesel sales loose ground

Sales of new cars in the UK hit record levels in March this year as buyers scrambled to make the most of looming car tax rises. March 2017 saw a total of 562,337 cars rolling off dealer forecourts, a rise of

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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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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 Car Sales Increased Across UK

Britain’s automotive industry seems to be recovering slowly from the recession with a surprise increase in sales of new cars in April. This prompted the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) to revise its 2012 sales forecast upwards. There

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Sales of Eco Cars account for HALF of all UK Car sales

Sales of eco-friendly cars soared to more than half of all new purchases so far this year. But overall sales fell again in April for the 11th consecutive month. It was the worst performance for the month since 1991. A

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