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New car sales fall again as UK demand for diesel vehicles dives

One year ago   |   By The Guardian

Petrol sales rise as hybrid/electric models reach 10% market share as confusion deepens over clean-air zones Sales of new cars in the UK continued to fall last month as demand for diesel vehicles declined sharply, while hybrid and electric vehicles reached a new record market share. Weak business and consumer confidence, economic uncertainty and confusion over diesel and clean air zones have dragged down demand for new cars, said the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, the industry body.
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One in 10 new cars sold in November were hybrid or electric

One in 10 new cars sold in November were hybrid or electric

One year ago   |   By Autocar

Record 10.2% market share logged for electrified models in UK, but market declined by 1.3% overall in November
Hybrid and fully electric models reached a record market share of 10.2% last month, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
More than 16,000 hybrid, plug-in hybrid or pure electric models were registered, with battery-electric vehicles registering a 228% rise over the same period last year. That's despite the overall UK car market shrinking by 1.3% year-on-year.
Mild-hybrid vehicles, said not to be included under the ‘alternatively...
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One in ten new cars sold in November were hybrid or electric

One in ten new cars sold in November were hybrid or electric

One year ago   |   By Autocar

Record 10.2% market share reached for electrified models in UK, but market declined by 1.3% overall in November
Hybrid and fully electric models reached a record market share of 10.2% last month, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
Over 16,000 hybrid, plug-in hybrid or pure electric models were registered, with battery electric vehicles registering a 228% rise over the same period last year. That's despite the overall UK car market shrinking by 1.3% year-on-year.
Mild hybrid vehicles, said not to be included under the ‘alternatively...
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