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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 Fuel sales slump by over 10% this quarter, new car sales close behind

According to official figures by The Department of Energy and Climate Change fuel sales in the UK have slumped this spring despite a slight dip in pump prices. The figures reveal that almost 500 million fewer litres of fuel were sold between

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Britain’s Favourite Cars 2011 and 2012 – What do they have in Common?

According to a recent article in the Telegraph online, which quotes figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, the sales of new cars have increased by 2.6% for the period between January and May 2012, as compared with

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UK Automotive manufacturing up more than 12% but wary buyers keeping cars for longer

News published by The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has revealed that the booming UK car industry has increased its turnover by an impressive 12 percent. Car exports are at record levels with increased investment across the industry. Forecasts suggest

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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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