Big demand for Minis keeps used car sales puffing along

Big demand for Minis keeps used car sales going


Britain’s used car market held steady last year despite a slip in fourth-quarter sales, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Trade
Diesel car sales fall further in January

Diesel car sales fall further in January


Diesel’s dominance of the new car market is well and truly over. Figures for car sales in January (2018) reveal that just over a third of new reg
New car sales 2017 vs 2007: winners and losers as Vauxhall tumbles and Mercedes booms

Vauxhall sales plummeted in 2017, Mercedes' boomed


Has the humble family hatchback had its day? Data showing the number of new cars sold in the UK last year paints a gloomy picture for Vauxhall, o
New car sales fall in April 2017

UK carmakers hit by crash in demand


Car production at British factories has fallen to an 18-month low after deliveries to the domestic market collapsed by more than 28 per cent.
The five best electric cars you’d be happy to drive: Nissan Leaf is a good all-rounder

Used car buyers charge toward electric models


They are expensive to buy, won't travel very far before running out of power and take an age to recharge - but that isn't deterring drivers from
New car sales fall in April 2017

Dramatic drop in car sales


Car sales have suffered a serious misfire, with a dramatic fall in April. Drivers are reported to have brought forward their purchase of a new...
Forty years on, the motor driving Auto Trader is digital

The motor driving Auto Trader is digital


Time was if you had a furled copy of Auto Trader under your arm, you were either a trilby-wearing, felt-collared, George Cole-lookalike member of
Car market surges as private buyers plug in

Car market surges as private buyers plug in


Private buyers are continuing to fuel a surge in new car sales. After a record year for new registrations in 2016 when sales rose by 2.3 per cent
Back to basics in the digital age brings success for Caterham sports cars

Back to basics philosophy pays off for Caterham


As cars get more complex, Caterham, the British maker of quirky sports cars, has enjoyed its best year of sales in the past 20 years...
New car sales continue to accelerate after September 66 reg

New car sales continue to accelerate


Despite the economic uncertainty sparked by Brexit, UK consumers are continuing to buy new cars in record numbers.
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Nissan Qashqai overtakes hatchbacks to become UK’s...


The most popular family car in Britain is for the first time a crossover, according to new industry figures.
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SUVs hit overdrive as Europe's most popular type of...


Drivers who feel that the roads are clogged nose to tail with slab-sided SUVs aren't imagining things: the Sport Utility Vehicle has become the most...