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News Tag: registrations

October 17, 2010

European car sales fall in September

by Kay Murchie
European car sales fall in September
The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) has revealed registrations of new cars in Europe fell in September on year. According to the ACEA, 1.26 million cars were registered, a fall of 9.2% on last year’s levels. September represents the sixth consecutive monthly fall as incentive schemes to boost the ailing car industry have expired. In the UK, new car sales fell by 8.9%, ...




June 15, 2010

European car sales fall in May

by Kay Murchie
European car sales fall in May
The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) has today revealed registrations of new cars in Europe fell in May on year. According to ACEA, 1.12 million cars were registered, a fall of 9.3% on last year’s levels. European car sales also slumped in April, by 7.4% on year, but a decline has been expected after incentive schemes to boost the ailing car industry ...




May 17, 2010

European car sales fall in April

by Kay Murchie
European car sales fall in April
The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) has today revealed registrations of new cars in Europe fell in April on year - the first annual fall in 10 months. According to ACEA, 1.14 million cars were registered, a fall of 7.4% on last year’s levels. However, a decline was expected after incentive schemes to boost the ailing car industry have expired. Germany, whose scrappage scheme ...




March 4, 2010

Car sales up 26.4% in February

by Kay Murchie
”Car
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has today announced UK car sales were up by 26.4% in February compared with the same month in 2009, boosted by the Government’s scrappage scheme. The £400 million initiative, which was launched last May to boost the ailing car industry, pays drivers of cars at least 10 years old £2,000 off the price of ...




February 4, 2010

Car sales up 30% in January

by Kay Murchie
”Car
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has today revealed sales of new cars grew by 29.8% in January compared with the same month in 2009, boosted by the Government’s scrappage scheme. The £400 million initiative, which was launched last May to boost the ailing car industry, pays drivers of cars at least 10 years old £2,000 off the price of ...




November 5, 2009

New car sales continue to rise due to cash for bangers scheme

by Kay Murchie
”New
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has today revealed sales of new cars grew by 32% in October compared with the same month in 2008, boosted by the Government’s scrappage scheme. October also represented the fourth consecutive monthly rise. July saw the first monthly rise, prior to that there were 15 successive months of ...




July 13, 2009

Vendors achieve over 98% of asking prices

by Gill Montia
”Vendors
The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) has reported that the average difference between asking and selling prices fell to 1.9% in June, down from 6.3% in May. The Association's members also reported "continued strong sales", although falling stocks resulted in "slightly fewer people" searching for a new home. Agent had 64 properties for sale on average, down from 69 in May, ...




July 6, 2009

Scrappage scheme provides boost to ailing car industry

by Kay Murchie
”Scrappage
Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) today have provided some good news for the car industry, which has been suffering amid the economic downturn. The SMMT said “We are now beginning to see the positive impact of the scrappage scheme translate into new vehicle registrations." The UK’s scrappage scheme was introduced on 18 May and ...




October 6, 2008

Slowing economy sends car sales plummeting

by Kay Murchie
”Slowing
More evidence of consumers tightening their purse strings is unveiled today after figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reported that car sales plummeted 21% in September compared with last year. September is a major month for car dealers, due to the introduction of new registration plates in August. However, in the wake of the credit crunch, consumers have ...