New car sales down 89% in May … which is actually an improvement on April


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.
Car industry pushes for scrappage scheme and petrol incentives

Car industry wants scrappage, petrol incentives


The UK’s automotive industry is reportedly in talks with the government in order to procure a £1.5bn deal in the form of a scrappage scheme.
Drive to reopen car dealerships

Drive to reopen car dealerships


The UK automotive industry is facing its most difficult choice during this pandemic crisis – how and how soon to open up new-car showrooms.
April car registrations UK’s worst since 1946

Car registrations in April fell 97%


Sales of new cars in April fell BY 97.3% compared to the same month last year, according to new figures.

Ecotricity's EV charging network voted worst


Ecotricity's electric charging network, found at motorway service stations across the UK, has been found to be the worst by a survey.
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.
The UK's top 10 bestselling cars of 2020

The UK's top 10 bestselling cars of 2020


These are the UK's best-selling new cars and the most popular fuels, according to the Society of Manufacturers and Traders.
Plan to ban petrol and diesel cars by 2035 is 'extremely concerning', warns UK motor industry

Petrol & diesel ban 'extremely concerning'


The government's plans to accelerate the ban on new petrol and diesel car sales have been slammed in no uncertain terms by the UK motor industry.
UK car production plummets to near 10-year low

Car production in the UK plummets


The number of cars rolling off production lines in the UK has continued to decline; falling to its lowest level for almost a decade.
Sales of new plug-in cars surge by more than a fifth in 2019

Electric car sales surged in 2019


2020 is already being heralded as a breakthrough year for electric cars, after new figures showed plug-in demand surged in the last 12 months.
The UK's top 10 best-selling cars of 2019 (updated)

The UK's top 10 bestselling new cars in 2019


These are the UK's best-selling new cars and the most popular fuels, according to the Society of Manufacturers and Traders.

UK car makers: we need a world beating Brexit deal


UK car makers have issued their starkest warning yet over the dangers they face if the UK leave the European Union without a deal.
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Tesla Model 3 is a shock top 10 seller in August


The Tesla Model 3 has made a surprise appearance on the UK's top 10 charts — finishing ahead of some of Britain's most popular new cars.