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Retail new car registration figures returned to growth in February, but the year-to-date figure is still down on 2014.

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Judges reject jail sentence challenge by car dealer

05/03/2015 in News

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Vertu to report record 2014 trading but highlights "pushed" new car market

05/03/2015 in News

Vertu Motors has become the latest AM100 car dealer to publicise “an increasing disconnect” between new car registrations reported by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders and the levels of real sales dealers are making to new car buyers.



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Vertu to report record 2014 trading but highlights "pushed" new car market

Vertu Motors has become the latest AM100 car dealer to publicise “an increasing disconnect” between new car registrations reported by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders and the levels of real sales dealers are making to new car buyers.

Guest opinion: Easter to see downward pressure on used car trade values

Supply factors will also come into play this year – and these are likely to cause a greater imbalance in supply over demand – just as the used car sales slowdown is firmly under way

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