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Registrations of hybrids and electric cars soar in first quarter – and is ‘set to continue’

Registrations of ultra-low emission vehicles increased 31% year-on-year in the first quarter of the year. And the growth trend will continue says the National Franchised Dealers Association. In the first quarter of 2016, 11,755 ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs), such as plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles, were registered in the UK, 1% of all new vehicles

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Over 30% of registrations happen on last day of the month

Some dealers are registering over 30% of their new cars on the last day of the month, according to research by ASE, the dealer profitability specialist. Speaking at this month’s ASE/Motor Trader Financial Conference, ASE chairman Mike Jones said the company had tracked 19 key sales days for each month between December 2015 and April 2016

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EU car sales surge 8.2% in Q1 to 3.8 million

Registrations of new cars in the EU posted strong growth in March, up 6% to 1.7 million units and marking the 31st consecutive month of growth. The performance in volume terms was close to March 2007 levels, just before the financial meltdown in 2009. Registrations were driven by a cocktail of strong sales incentives for

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Aston Barclay turns ’16-plate trade-ins into cash within 48 hours

Cars traded in for ’16-plate vehicles from leading dealer groups auctioned at Chelmsford on 2nd March Turnaround achieved thanks to Aston Barclay’s service, investment and quick and efficient inspection process Chelmsford sees 5% improvement in CAP Performance figures, compared to same sale in 2015 Aston Barclay has quickly turned cars into cash following the 1

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European new car registrations in 2015 highest since 2009

In 2015 the European car market totalled 14.2 million new registrations, an increase of 9.3% over 2014 full year results; the highest since 2009. The market benefited from the last two months of double-digit growth with December setting the highest positive monthly change of the last three years at 1.16 million units. Therefore, the last

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March car registrations hit 16-year high

New car registrations rose 6% to 492,774 units in March, the best month since the twice-yearly number plate changes were introduced in 1999. Year to date the market is ahead 6.8% to 734,588 units, according to figures from the SMMT. New car registrations March and 2015 YTD (Source: SMMT) March Total Diesel Petrol AFV Private

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