Light commercial vehicle registrations increased by 6.2% to 28,208 units in October, according to data from the SMMT.
New car registration figures have fallen for the first time in 43 months. October’s figures, published this morning, show a 1.1% decline.
UK car production increased by 15.5% in September to 158,281 units, according to the latest data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
The amount of cars the UK produces will reach over two million vehicles by 2020, beating the former high of the 1970s.
Light commercial vehicle registrations saw a 19.6% increase to 65,453 units during the plate change month of September.
New car registrations in the UK reached their highest-ever September total last month.
Suggesting other brands alongside Volkswagen have cheated emissions tests is wrong said the head of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders today.
Motor industry bosses are calm over the latest figures that show a slowing of car and engine production in the UK over the summer
New car registrations saw steady growth in July, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
Commercial vehicle registrations reached a record half-year total of 209,515 to June.
UK new car registrations grew 7% in the first half of 2015 to the highest half-year total on record.
UK automotive manufacturing has broken financial records, with turnover at £69.5 billion in 2014.
Motorists have the opportunity to find out whether they car is on a safety recall list.
Growth in the UK new car market is slowing, with May's registrations of 198,706 units only a 2.4% rise over the same month last year.
April's new car market ended up 5.1% year-on-year at 185,778 registrations, the strongest April result in a decade.
The UK's car industry, led by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, has called on the police to improve how it tracks car thefts.
Nearly half a million new cars were registered in the UK during the crucial March 2015 plate-change month.
Budget 2015 highlights, 50 days from the general election.
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When: November 7 2019
Where: Birmingham NEC
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