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Ford Fiesta was the top selling secondhand model
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Diesel sales hold up in used car market

The used car market in the UK finished the year slightly down on the previous 12 months, dropping 2.1% to 7,945,040 transactions in 2018, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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Ford Fiesta was the top selling new car in 2018
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Plunging diesel sales depress new car sales for 2018

Plunging sales of diesel cars pushed the UK new car market down by 6.8% in 2018, with annual registrations falling for a second year to 2,367,147 units, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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Ford Fiesta remains the UK's highest selling car
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Sales of new cars continue to slide in November

The UK new car market declined by 3.0% in November with 158,639 units registered, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). 

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Ford Fiesta is the top selling model
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New car market declines for second month in a row

The UK new car market declined for the second month in a row in October, with 153,599 vehicles registered, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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Ford Fiesta is still the UK's top-selling model
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New car market plummets 20% in wake of new regulations

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has blamed new emissions testing requirements for a 20.5% fall in sales of new cars in September.

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Electric and hybrid cars achieve monthly sales record

The new car market hit a new high for August with sales of 94,094, 23.1% up on a year ago, reported the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Ford Fiesta
Ford Fiesta is still the highest selling model
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New car sales increase despite another plunge by diesel

The decline in sales of new diesel cars showed no signs of slowing in July, with their market share falling to 31.9%, down from 42.7% for the same month a year ago.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 18 February 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East129.2257.90129.92120.18
East Midlands128.8581.15131.08119.59
London129.4365.90132.55119.95
North East127.76131.63117.87
North West128.6357.70132.07118.91
Northern Ireland127.32125.70118.52
Scotland128.94129.47118.93
South East129.7257.70130.97120.45
South West129.1067.90129.70120.06
Wales128.23130.05118.68
West Midlands128.68132.84119.37
Yorkshire & Humber128.22130.47118.63

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