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Diesel sales drop again

FLEET diesel sales were fractionally down last month at 13,110 units from 13,252 in July last year, taking 2000 fleet diesel sales to 105,315 - 0.7% down on last year's 106,012 seven-month tally. The fleet diesel sales drop last month came despite total July diesel sales being up 2.8% at 22,581 and total diesel sales this year reaching 190,084.

Top ten fleet diesel manufacturers in July: Peugeot 3,183, Ford 2,584, Vauxhall 2,196, VW 1,648, Citroen 546, Rover 409, Renault 404, Audi 314, Skoda 308, Nissan 252. nTop ten fleet diesel models in July: Peugeot 406 1,313, Ford Focus 1,161, Vauxhall Astra 1,154, Peugeot 306 1,105, VW Passat 701, Ford Mondeo 599, Volkswagen Golf 526, Vauxhall Vectra 508, Peugeot 206 483, Ford Galaxy 359.

Top ten fleet diesel models in 2000: Peugeot 406 10,873, Peugeot 306 9,252, Ford Focus 8,856, Vauxhall Astra 7,966, Vauxhall Vectra 5,187, Ford Mondeo 5,064, VW Passat 4,701, VW Golf 3,687, Peugeot 206 2,985, Ford Galaxy 2,784.

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