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Ford Fiesta is the UK's top selling car model
Ford Fiesta is the UK's top selling used car model
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Used car market declined in second quarter of the year

The UK’s used car market declined by 2.8% in the second quarter of the year, according to the figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Ford Fiesta is the UK's top selling car model
Ford Fiesta is the UK's top selling car model
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Diesel decline continues to depress new car sales

The UK new car market declined for the fifth consecutive month in July, with 157,198 vehicles leaving showrooms, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

A Ford Fiesta
Ford Fiesta is the UK's top selling car model
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Car makers report 15.2% decline in output in first half of 2019

British car manufacturing output fell by more than a fifth in the first half of 2019, with a 15.2% decline in June marking the 13th consecutive month of negative growth, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

ford fiesta
Ford Fiesta is the highest-selling model in the UK
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Rate of decline in sales of new diesel cars slows down

The rate of decline in sales of new diesel cars slowed last month, but the overall UK new car market was still down by 4.1% in April, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Connected and Autonomous Vehicles on display at SMMT Connected
A range of CAVs
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UK can lead world in self driving report claims

The UK is in pole position in the global race to market for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs), according to a report published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) and Frost & Sullivan.

ford fiesta
Ford Fiesta is still the top selling model
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Sales of new cars continue to slide in March

UK new car registrations were down 3.4% in March, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). 

ford fiesta
Ford Fiesta is the top selling model
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Slight uplift in new car sales after five-month decline

The UK’s new car market grew marginally in February, up 1.4% following five straight months of decline, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 12 August 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.7964.90140.57129.31
East Midlands132.3882.90140.96129.04
London132.00142.39129.64
North East131.01141.52128.85
North West131.7261.90139.66128.96
Northern Ireland129.24135.57126.71
Scotland132.0552.70140.43129.27
South East132.9759.90141.37129.82
South West132.33140.93128.95
Wales131.33136.85128.40
West Midlands132.06141.78129.37
Yorkshire & Humber131.4669.57142.64128.74

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