UK car sales rise 1.6 percent in September to hit new record
New car registrations in Britain rose 1.6 percent year-on-year in September to hit a new record, an industry body said on Wednesday, with strong demand from business buyers compensating for a fall in sales to individual customers for the sixth month in a row.
Registrations hit a record 469,696 units last month, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said, suggesting the Brexit vote has yet to hurt Europe's second-biggest car market, although many purchases are made months in advance so any effect may take time to be felt.
"The ability of the market to maintain this record level... read more
- 12:41 Win not enough as Burntwood RUFC narrowly miss out on promotion
- 12:41 Plans for 63 houses and new residential care home on land in Fradley
- 12:40 Roadworks latest: Where to expect delays on Tuesday, April 24, in...
- 12:40 Why you could face a huge fine if you wear sunglasses while driving
- 12:40 Luis Enrique will make Aaron Ramsey's contract top priority should...
- 12:40 Luis Enrique leading the race to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal...
- 12:40 Cabbie loses licence after not securing disabled passenger properly
- 12:40 Anthony Joshua shows off brute strength as he hurls medicine balls...
- 12:39 Miraculous 82-year-old recovers from dementia after changing diet
- 12:38 What is the Brathay Trust? The charity Matt Campbell was running...
- 12:37 Four miles of queues on M1 after HGV breaks down
- 12:37 Whitby's summer music festival is cancelled due to funding issues
- 12:37 Paul Pogba: The TRUTH about my relationship with Man Utd boss Jose...
- 12:36 Four miles of queues on M1 after HGV breaks down
- 12:36 Chef to cook at pay-as-you-fel cafe in Stamford
- 12:36 Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes
- 12:35 Roadworks latest: Where to expect delays on Tuesday, April 24, in...
- 12:35 JK Rowling won’t write anymore Harry Potter stories set in the future
- 12:35 Katie Bulmer-Cooke: You only get one body – take care of it
- 12:35 RAF centenary celebrations to be held in Durham
- 12:33 France's outsiders are making late bids to go to the World Cup
- 12:33 Manchester City pitch invasion to celebrate title being...
- 12:34 TorNaCoille Country House Hotel, Banchory
- 12:33 Hoffenheim hit the heights to make Nagelsmann more desirable than ever
- 12:33 Vivian Cheruiyot wins women’s London Marathon after Mary Keitany fades
- 12:33 Masterchef contestant, 29, dies after collapsing during London...
- 12:33 Top homes for sale in Wakefield for under £100,000
- 12:33 Distinctive Volkswagen Scirocco was stolen during burglary in Elland
- 12:32 Fundraising with man’s best friend
- 12:32 Inside Kensington Palace: William and Kate to raise third royal...