YTD new car registrations exceed 1 million in May – SMMT

4th June 2015 | 1 Comment
 
YTD new car registrations exceed 1 million in May - SMMT
Source: SMMT

Figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show a steady 2.4 per cent growth in the UK new car market, accompanied by a strong surge in demand for ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs). A total of 11,842 ULEVs were registered between January and May – a four-fold rise on the 2,838 registrations during the same period last year. The SMMT views this growth as further evidence of UK car buyers’ increasing awareness of the “significant benefits of driving a ULEV, as they look to reduce their running costs and environmental impact.” Motorists can now choose from a range of around 20 ULEVs, compared to just six in 2011.

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