Car industry breathes sigh of relief as UK sales bounce back in July


After a catastrophic first half of the year due to the coronavirus lockdown, UK car sales in July were up 11.3% on the same month in 2019.
New car registrations down 35% in June

Diesel car sales down as electric sales surge


Nearly 250,000 private car sales have been lost because of the coronavirus pandemic, as the registrations of new cars fell 34.9% in June.
New car sales fall 89% in May

New car sales down 89% in May


Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on the automotive industry with sales of new cars falling 89% in May compared to the same month last year.
Coronavirus: car dealerships open for click-and-collect

Car dealerships open for click-and-collect


NEW GOVERNMENT advice will allow car dealerships in England to open for click-and-collect sales, although showrooms won't open until June.
Coronavirus leads to bigger drop in car sales than after financial crash

Coronavirus leads to huge drop in car sales


New car registrations were 44.4% lower March than in the same month in 2019 after the Covid-19 virus caused showrooms to close.

Tesla makes £240m profit from Model 3 sales surge


Thanks to extremely strong Model 3 demand, the infamously cash-burning car maker Tesla has posted its largest-ever quarterly profit of £241m.
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Diesel demand continues to drop as new UK car sales stabilise

Diesel demand drops as new UK car sales stabilise


New car buyers are continuing to prefer petrol power over diesel, according to new sales figures released by the SMMT.
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Neutral fuel strategy calls as diesel declines


Car sales in June fell by 3.5% compared with the same period last year as buyers continue to shun diesel vehicles.
Diesel cars pumping out twice the toxins of lorries and buses

Car buyers continue to ditch diesel


Car buyers are continuing to turn their backs on diesel amid uncertainty over its future, with figures for May, showing a 23.6% drop in sales.
New car sales fall in April 2017

'Considerable concern' as UK car sales down 17.7%


The UK car industry trade body says new figures showing a double digit drop in demand for new cars should be of "considerable concern"...
More old cars on Britain's roads

More old cars on Britain's roads


More old bangers are being driven on British roads after the number of new cars sold in the UK dropped for the first time in six years.

Vauxhall to close one in three dealerships


Vauxhall is to end contracts with its dealerships across the UK as the company battles falling sales and changing habits among car buyers.