Car production forecasts from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) have suggested that UK auto output will fall by 200,000 to just below 1.1 million because of plant shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus - representing an 18% fall in output this year.
The UK’s used car market ended 2019 just 0.1% down with 7.9 million sales following two months of growth in the second half of the year, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has reported.
The National Association of Motor Auctions’ (NAMA) monthly market attitude survey has indicated that many remarketing specialists anticipate a rise in the value of used hybrid vehicles during January.
Consumer interest in electric vehicles (EV) grew by 126% in Q3 of 2019 according to data compiled for a Europe wide ‘EV Index’ to determine various markets’ progress in the adoption of alternative fuel vehicles (AFV).
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has reported a 1.3% decline in new car registrations during November as private and business demand continued to falter in the run-up to this month's UK General Election.