30th consecutive month of growth in UK car registrations – SMMT

SMMT August 2014 car reg graph New car registrations have now reached pre-recession levels, matching the 1998-2007 average

Traditionally a fallow month ahead of the introduction of new plates, August has continued the trend of new car registration growth in the UK. Announcing the figures, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders revealed that 72,163 new cars were registered in August, a 9.4 per cent rise on August 2013 and the 30th consecutive month of growth. Anticipation is now growing for September, usually a far busier month on the back of the plate change.

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