Diesel demand continues to drop 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.
Britain's drivers buying fewer UK-made cars

Britain's drivers buying fewer UK-made cars


Once upon a time many of Britain's drivers would choose a new car because it was built in the UK. Those days appear to be over. Production for th
Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax change shock, advise experts

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.
Honda production at Swindon car plant

Brexit caused car industry investment to halve


Total investment in the UK's car industry for 2018 so far has plummeted by almost 50%, the SMMT has revealed.
These are the most reliable hatchback cars on sale

These are the most reliable hatchback cars on sale


The UK's most reliable family hatchbacks have been revealed in a new survey, and it shows some of the nations most popular models aren't top...
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.
It will be legal to park your car by remote control on UK roads from June

Parking your car by remote control to be legal


New laws will allow drivers to use their car's key fob or smartphone app to remotely park their vehicle on British roads.
America could save nearly 100 lives a year after reversing cameras made mandatory — will UK follow suit?

US makes backup cameras mandatory, UK to follow?


All new cars built for American drivers must now include a reversing camera as standard, which could herald the introduction of the same rule...
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.
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
Revealed: most popular car colours of 2017

Revealed: most popular car colours of 2017


Has the gloomy economic outlook rubbed off on Britain’s car buyers? Industry figures for the most popular new car colour show that...