British car manufacturing output declined -10.6% in July, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
The UK’s used car market was down just 0.6% or 11,517 sales in the first quarter of 2019, compared to the same period in 2018.
The SMMT is urging MPs to vote in favour of the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal in order to ‘take no deal off the table’.
UK light commercial vehicle (LCVs) registrations fell by 5.8% in June to 35,182 units, according to figures released today by the SMMT.
New car registrations fell by 3.5% in June to 234,945 units, according to the latest figures from the SMMT.
The SMMT has called for progress on Brexit and a deal that as a minimum maintains customs union membership and delivers single market benefits.
While the government continues to be accused of ‘demonising diesel’, registrations of new diesel cars in October fell by almost 30%.
The 2017 new car market has slipped into overall decline after a poor result for May.
Well over half a million new cars were registered in March 2017, setting a new record, as dealers delivered new vehicles ahead of the punitive new VED regime
Demand for new cars in February suffered a 0.3% decline year-on-year to 83,115 registrations.
The UK’s new car market closed with 2,692,786 registrations in 2016, the largest market on record.
Transaction prices could move closer to list prices as manufacturers resist pressure to raise published prices substantially.
New van registrations fell by 0.2% year-on-year in July to 24,506 units.
UK new car registrations showed a moderate increase in July, up 0.1% to 178,523 units as demand continues to cool.
The SMMT has insisted that future growth of UK automotive manufacturing is uncertain following the publication of results which showed the most productive H1 since the year 2000.
2016's first half saw a record 1,420,636 new car market. Yet a 0.8% drop in June with a -4.5% drop in private orders suggests the market appears to be turning,
A 2.5% fall in private new car registrations in April has been offset by increased activity in the fleet and business markets.
Three quarters of SMMT members say remaining in Europe is best for their business, according to an independent survey.
2015 was a record year for new car registrations.
The new car market returned to growth in November, after a decline in October – the first in 44 months.
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