Car sales fall again as UK consumers shun diesels

Car sales fall again as UK consumers shun diesels
 

New UK new car registrations were down 2.8% in February from a year earlier, hit by another fall in the sale of diesel vehicles.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, the industry's trade body, said sales totalled 80,805 last month.
Demand for diesels fell by 23.5%, while sales of petrol cars rose 14.4%.
However, last month's fall, which comes ahead of the key number plate change in March, was not as steep as the 9.7% decline seen in January.
SMMT chief Mike Hawes said the industry expected a "further softening" of sales in March.
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5 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 34
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