January’s usual flurry of new car discounts appear to have failed to generate the “boost in fortunes” usually delivered by the first month of the new year, according to Rupert Pontin, director of insight at Cazana.
Petrol powered vehicles dominated Indicata's monthly rankings of the UK's fastest-selling used cars during June.
The fastest selling used cars in April were petrol models as demand for the fuel outweighed that of diesel for the first time, according to Indicata.
The Government is being advised to bring forward its ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 to 2030, in a new report from the Committee on Climate Change.
Two-thirds of UK car dealers believe that the Government’s proposal to ban on petrol and diesel powered non-alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) by 2032 is too early.
Used diesel values have dropped by more than 10% since 2017, as demand shifts towards petrol models.
Mazda is planning to revive the rotary engine as part of its Electric Vehicle (EV) strategy, launching the first in a new generation of AFV models in 2020.
Used values rose by a further 1% in February as demand for new cars softens, according to Cap HPI.
New research by Mazda has revealed that 55% of UK drivers, and almost 60% of European drivers, see a positive future for petrol and diesel engines.
Hybrid vehicles could be the right choice for the majority of UK motorists, according to data from What Car’s What Fuel tool.
Diesel cars are less reliable and more expensive to fix than their petrol counterparts, according to a study by MotorEasy.
Used Kia Sportage models spent the fewest days on dealer forecourts in 2017, as Auto Trader named it the UK's fastest selling car.
Predicting the future of automotive retail is almost impossible as it is now in the hands of the politicians, writes Jim Saker.
While the government continues to be accused of ‘demonising diesel’, registrations of new diesel cars in October fell by almost 30%.
Emissions concerns are failing to deter UK motorists from diesel vehicles, according to findings from used vehicle database Cazana.
Auto Trader has revealed that the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class was the UK’s fastest selling car in July.
Petrol hybrid cars are showing the greatest forecourt price resilience as petrol and diesel vehicles both show falls of around 5%, Cap HPI has revealed.
Seven in 10 car buyers would be likely or very likely to choose a petrol car, compared to four in 10 for diesel, according to a new consumer survey by What Car?
Alternatively fuelled cars are showing the highest year-on-year price increase in the used market of all fuel types. The average prices for diesel cars has fallen below petrol for the first time.
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