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Slow start for new car sales under lockdown

Another nationwide lockdown meant 2021 new car sales got off to a poor start, although there were some positive stories among the gloom.

New car colours – it’s a bit of a grey area

Choosing a colour for your new car is not as black and white as you might think. In fact, it’s both: grey is still the most popular colour.

Britain’s best-selling cars of 2020

With 2020 finally consigned to the history books, we take a look back at new car sales for the year to review exactly what happened.

New car market ends crazy year on a low note

Private new car sales were down by 14% in December, bringing a difficult year for the car industry to a muted end.

Britain’s best-selling cars, November 2020

The Vauxhall Corsa topped the sales charts as the UK car industry delivered more than 70% of last November's total despite England lockdown.

Corsa tops the charts in subdued November

Another lockdown in England made new car sales figures for November pretty worthless, although the industry was better prepared this time.

Banning petrol and diesel cars: what does it mean?

The UK government has announced that new petrol and diesel car sales will end from 2030. Here's what you need to know.

Britain’s best-selling cars, October 2020

Mercedes may call itself a premium brand, but you can't get more common than the top-selling car in the UK. In October, that was the A-Class.

New car sales hold steady in October

Private new car sales held steady in October, although fleet registrations continued to be slightly off the pace in new data published today.

Covid pandemic is changing our car buying plans

New research suggests up to 14 million UK car owners have changed their minds about their next car purchase as a result of Covid-19.

Britain’s best-selling cars, September 2020

The Vauxhall Corsa roared back to the top of the sales charts in September, while the Ford Focus dropped way down the order.

September sales blow for new car market

Electrified cars outsold diesels for the first time, but it was still a disappointing month overall for new car sales in September.

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