January marked a bad start for new car registrations and electric vehicles (EVs) provided the only driver of growth for the market, according to Jato Dynamics.
The new car position has been a disappointment for the fleet sector amidst hopes the economy would see an upturn as Brexit was settled. This has not been the case.
New car registrations to fleet and business are down 7.7% year-on-year, according to new figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders’ (SMMT) new car registration figures show fleet uptake declined by 22.4% in September, as a result of WLTP testing backlog.
UK car registrations have fallen behind the rest of Europe, with a 6.4% decline between January and June.
New diesel registrations suffered from a further drop of 28.2% year-on-year. With less negative press than earlier in the year, demand may have found a level.
March is generally a very busy month whether it be in the new or the used car market.
Demand for diesel new cars dropped by more than a third in March, while fleet and business registrations fell by 15%, according to the SMMT.
Nissan has announced full pricing for the next generation of its all-electric Nissan Leaf.
Diesel new car sales fell for the sixth consecutive month, down by 21.7%, according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
Overall figures from the SMMT also show that diesel registrations fell by a fifth.
Ford has maintained its position at the top of the UK vehicle sales rankings in May but the overall figure for registrations is falling.
Fleet and business registrations of new cars have fallen 12.86%, in the month that new higher VED rates were introduced.
It’s time for fleet managers to decide the winners of two headline categories at the 2017 Fleet News Awards.
The UK new car market achieved another record year in 2016, with annual registrations climbing for the fifth year in a row to almost 2.7 million.
Fleet new car registrations have continued to grow, despite retail registrations declining for another month.
Fleet and business growth has driven new car registrations for the second month in a row, according to SMMT data.
Fleet and business registrations continued to grow in April 2016, up 5.5% according to the latest SMMT figures.
The Subaru Forester has been upgraded with new styling, safety technology and an upgraded cabin.
Fleet Logistics has established a 'preferred dealer network' in the UK for the supply of new vehicles.
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