Used electric car sales make up less than one per cent of secondhand market


Sales of used electric vehicles more than doubled in the first quarter of 2022, though they still represent only a tiny fraction of the market.
Citroen to introduce British sign language across its retail operations

Grey is most popular new car colour


Grey has topped the list of the most popular colours for new cars in the UK for the fourth year in a row according to new figures by the SMMT.
Elon Musk says Tesla Cybertruck has got over 200,000 reservations

Five predictions for the car world in 2022


The last year has been an extremely difficult one for the motor industry; can we look forward to a brighter 2022?
Tesla Model 3 Long Range

Tesla Model 3 is best-seller


The Tesla Model 3 was the UK’s best-selling car in September, according to figures released by the SMMT.
UK van production increases

Van production increases as more shop online


Commercial vehicle output has risen for the fifth month in a row, according to figures released by the SMMT.
Britain's drivers buying fewer UK-made cars

UK car production drops


Car manufacturing output in the UK fell by 37.6% in July, marking the worst July performance since 1956, according to SMMT's figures.
Car sales

Used cars sales more than double


The used car market recorded one of its best ever quarters this year as more people seek personal mobility.
Honda closes Swindon factory after 35 years of car production

Honda's Swindon factory ends production


Staff at Honda’s Swindon factory have completed their final production shift, as the plant closes.

New car sales continue to recover in UK


The latest SMMT figures show positive signs for the sector recovering as sales of plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles continue to grow.
Uptake of pure-electric cars affected by reduction in government grant

Electric car sales affected by grant reduction


The uptake of electric vehicles has slowed following the reduction to the government's Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG).
Growth for new car registrations for first time since August

New car sales grow for first time since August


New car sales in March were more than 10% up on the same month in 2020 — the first growth for the market since August last year.
February new car sales lowest for more than 60 years

Coronavirus continues to hit British car sales


Coronavirus hit new car sales yet again in February, with sales dropping by more than 35% compared to the same month last year.