GOOD news in the light commercial vehicle sector: the van market grew 9.6% in November. More than 29,000 vans and pick-ups were registered according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). This increase represents 2,549 more pick-ups and vans registered in the month compared to November 2017. Leading the way was the demand for [...]
UK new car market down -3.0% in November to 158,639 units - SMMT says this reflects uncertainty, falling consumer confidence and supply constraints. Growth for petrol and alternatively fuelled vehicles fails to offset more falls in diesel demand. Year-to-date more than 2.2 million new cars registered - SMMT says this is in line with such a challenging market. AN almost [...]
AFTER the massive 20.5% drop in September as a result of WLTP, the UK's passenger car market was down by a reduced margin in October. However, with - 6.1% decrease the True Fleet channel was hit harder than private customers which were only 1.0% behind the volume of October 2017. With only nine units fewer than October last year, Special [...]
October 2018 van registrations were helped by a boost in heavy vans - but the Ford Transit Custom headed the sales charts
October 2018 new car sales continued to fall away reports the SMMT, although Alternative Fuel Vehicles did well, showing a 31% increase year on year
The September 2018 van market contracted said the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Just under 54,000 new LCVs were registered
The UK new car market fell by -20.5% in September according to latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)
September used EV values continue to rise reports cap hpi's latest market analysis while the rest of the market is flat
Alternative Fuel Cars were responsible for 1 in 12 registrations in surging August 2018 new car registrations
Pick-ups and large vans helped boost August 2018 van market according to SMMT figures
The used market remained strong through August 2018 with overall values dropping by just 0.3% in Black Book live for both diesel and petrol cars at three years and 60,000 miles, according to cap hpi.
Pick-ups enjoyed a hugely popular month in July, but their double digit performance couldn't mask an overall market decline
Prices of used diesels, hybrids and ex-fleet cars rise as dealers invest more energy in selling used cars says Aston Barclay report
The UK new car market remained stable in July, with year-on-year demand growing by 1.2%, according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
BCA Marketplace has agreed a five-year dock to defleet auto services solutions deal with BMW that also encompasses its Alphabet leasing division. The agreement, which is for a minimum of five years, will see BCA provide a full range of joined-up solutions: defleet, refurbishment, inspection and collection, inventory management and remarketing both physical and digital for BMW in the UK. [...]
Demand from buyers continued to keep vehicle prices firm at BCA during May, with average values at near record levels.