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"...
Car sales drop 16 per cent amid diesel confusion and continued uncertainty over Brexit

Car sales plunge amid continued uncertainty


Sales of new cars show no sign of bouncing back as the latest figures, released today, reveal a 15.7% drop in demand...
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
Sterling fuels rising car exports and production

Weak sterling boosts car exports and production


Overseas demand helped to lift British car production to its best February in 17 years.
Renault diesels ‘are worst polluters’ according to Which? tests

Renault diesels ‘are worst polluters’


Renault diesel cars emit the highest levels of toxic nitrogen oxides of all the big manufacturers and the French company’s recent models...
UK car industry investment slump linked to Brexit uncertainty

UK car industry investment slump linked to Brexit


A 21st century record for car production in Britain has been muddied by news that investment in the sector slumped by a third last year.
Car factories boom boosts the economy

Car factories boom boosts the economy


British car production accelerated to its highest level in 17 years in November amid rising domestic and international demand.