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August new car sales ‘encouraging’

06 September, 2012

New car sales figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) today show month-on-month sales were up 0.1% compared to April last year, while the market increased by 3.3% year to date.

Sue Robinson, director of the RMI National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) said it is encouraging that the new car market remained stable in what is traditionally a low volume month for car sales.

“August is traditionally a small market as buyers wait for the plate change on September 1 before purchasing a new vehicle,” she said. “We anticipate consumers returning to the showrooms in the Autumn with consumers showing interest in value for money, easy to maintain and fuel-efficient vehicles.”





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Weekly retail fuel prices: 18 March 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East130.8557.70132.89121.68
East Midlands130.41132.10120.99
London130.92134.14121.81
North East129.47134.52119.63
North West129.89131.08120.36
Northern Ireland128.4464.90126.23119.33
Scotland130.47133.90120.76
South East131.14134.22122.06
South West130.59131.37121.41
Wales129.62127.41119.99
West Midlands130.2569.90135.09120.96
Yorkshire & Humber129.66133.59120.01

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