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UK car market maintains growth for 33rd month

The continuing strength of the UK new car market has been underlined with a 33rd consecutive month of growth in November. The new of new registrations was up 8% to 172,327 units. For more information click here.

Automotive industry needs to source more UK-made components

The percentage of UK manufactured components going into British-made cars must increase, industry analysts have said. The amount of British-made components going into UK produced vehicles is only around 35%, much lower than in the rest of Europe. For more information click here.

Record October for BMW and Mini as demand remains strong

Vehicle manufacturer BMW experienced another strong month in October with demand for its products staying high across all its major markets. Global sales for the month were a record for October with a total of 184,297 BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce sold. For more information click here.

New car registrations up 14% in October as sales exceed 2m for first time since 2007

New car registrations in the UK jumped 14.2% in October to 179,714 units, marking the 32nd consecutive month of growth.The performance means 2,137,910 cars have been registered in the year-to-date – the first time the market has passed two million in October since 2007. For more information click here.