The UK’s top 10 bestselling cars of 2020 so far


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.

SMMT: Brexit is pushing investment away from UK


Britain's car industry body has issued another warning over ongoing Brexit uncertainty, claiming inward investment has "effectively stopped".

UK car makers urge next PM to avoid no-deal Brexit


British car makers are urging the next Prime Minister to secure a "favourable deal" to ensure the UK car industry's post-Brexit survival.
Ford Bridgend latest: reports suggest engine plant to close in 2020

Ford confirms Bridgend engine plant closure plans


Ford has confirmed that it is looking into the potential closure of its Bridgend engine plant in South Wales by late 2020.
UK car production plummets amid Brexit uncertainty

UK car production plummets amid Brexit uncertainty


New data shows production almost halved last month, as British car makers braced themselves for the UK's original departure date from the EU.

Car industry 'enormously damaged' by Brexit


The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has said the UK car industry is now on "red alert", amid growing fears over a no deal Brexit.
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The UK's top 10 best-selling new cars in 2018


New car registrations were down 5.5% for December, with petrols and hybrids making more gains at the expense of diesel's declining popularity.