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UK car production continues to fall in May

UK car production fell year-on-year for the second month in a row in May, although the results were not as disappointing as for April.

Volumes down but values up for car finance borrowing

Latest car finance results show that buyers continue to borrow more money on their cars, although the number of loan agreements fell in line with car sales.

Motor industry waits on Election result

The motor industry is keenly awaiting the outcome of the UK General Election, which could dramatically change the future trading environment in Britain.

Diesel sales slump dramatically in May

There has been a significant fall in the registrations of new diesel cars during May, down 20% on last year. Is this the beginning of the end for diesel?

Skoda, MINI and Nissan receive five-star Euro NCAP ratings

Five stars for the Skoda Kodiaq, MINI Countryman and Nissan Micra in the latest Euro NCAP crash tests. Disappointment from the new Suzuki Swift, however.

Volvo and Lotus set to be sister brands

Swedish brand Volvo and UK sports car maker Lotus look destined to be related after Chinese giant Geely agreed to buy a stake in Proton.

UK car production plummets in April

Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that UK car manufacturing plummeted in April.

Why the Bank of England is looking into the car finance market

Why has the Bank of England recently decided to open an investigation into the UK car finance market, and what is it looking for?

2017 sees UK used car market running at record high

Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that used car sales were at a record high in the first quarter of 2017.

Volvo to call time on diesel?

Volvo could be set to end development of diesel engine technology for its cars, according to comments made by CEO Hakan Samuelsson.

New car registrations slump in April

New car registrations slumped by 20% in April 2017 compared to last year, as the market was hit hard by changes to the cost of road tax.

March sees UK car manufacturing at record high

Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that March was a record month for UK car manufacturing.

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