SMMT figures show the new car market declined for a seventh consecutive month in October, with 29.9% fewer diesel registrations.
Martin Ward, manufacturer relationships manager for Cap HPI, talks SMMT Test Day North, an off-road Suzuki test and a Spanish 'lads' weekend.
Alphabet has revealed that it delivered 8.9% of the UK’s total number of ULEVs in 2017.
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.
Demand for diesel cars fell by more than 21% in August, while registrations of conventional petrol vehicles grew by almost 4%, says SMMT.
UK used car transactions declined in the second quarter of 2017, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Overall figures from the SMMT also show that diesel registrations fell by a fifth.
Fleets could see annual car service and repair costs rise by 10% after Brexit if no deal is reached between the UK and the EU, claims the SMMT.
Fleet and business registrations took the strain in June, with 148,145 registrations, equating to a 61% market share, according to figures released by the SMMT.
The UK automotive industry has called on Government to seek an interim arrangement with the EU that would maintain membership of the single market and customs union.
Cars manufactured in Britain are becoming more British, according to a new Automotive Council study released today.
Ford has maintained its position at the top of the UK vehicle sales rankings in May but the overall figure for registrations is falling.
The UK new car market declined in May ahead of the general election, with demand falling by 8.5 percentage points, according to the SMMT.
Fleet and business registrations of new cars have fallen 12.86%, in the month that new higher VED rates were introduced.
Anti-diesel headlines could adversely impact the fleet sector’s green initiatives.
Fundamental change is catalyst for new business models and mobility services.
The UK new car market grew by 8.4% in March, thanks to a surge in fleet and business registrations, according to figures published by the SMMT.
Connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) will transform the lives of six out of every 10 people in the UK, according to new research published today.
Leasing company Alphabet has joined calls from the SMMT to be consistent in electric vehicle taxation policies, and avoid penalising drivers moving to greener cars.
UK automotive remains resilient despite ongoing uncertainty presented by the global economy and the UK’s future relationship with the EU, research suggests.
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