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Britain’s best-selling cars, April 2021

As car showrooms reopened across the UK in April after the latest lockdown, these were the ten best-selling new cars.

Car sales soar but still a long way to go

UK new car registrations showed good signs of recovery in April, although sales were still a long way off the heady days of 2015 and 2016.

Car insurance cheaper as travel bans curb drivers

One positive effect of the Covid-19 pandemic is that car insurance premiums have fallen to their lowest average since 2015.

Safety advances leave Dacia trailing

The latest Euro NCAP safety tests saw the Skoda Enyaq and VW ID.4 earn five-star ratings – but the Dacia Sandero scored just two stars.

SUVs top the wish list of aspirational buyers

Fed up UK drivers are spending their extra savings on the car of their dreams – and SUVs are topping the choice lists.

Hands. Face. Space … and fewer cars?

Car showrooms may be reopening, but households are considering whether to sell their cars as Covid-19's impact on motoring continues.

Britain’s best-selling cars, March 2021

The battle for UK new car sales supremacy remains fascinating as the Vauxhall Corsa regained top spot in the crucial month of March.

New car sales show improvement in March

New car registrations were better than expected in March, as dealerships prepare to reopen their showrooms in England next week.

EV subsidy cut was inevitable despite industry ‘outrage’

The car industry's self-serving 'outrage' at today's cut in the plug-in car grant was predictable, but what does it mean for car buyers?

Government cuts plug-in car grant

The UK government has cut its subsidy on new electric cars from £3,000 to £2,500 and restricted it to more affordable vehicles.

Britain’s best-selling cars, February 2021

The Ford Fiesta turned the tables on the Vauxhall Corsa in a slow February of new car registrations, thanks to the ongoing Covid lockdown.

New car sales still struggling in February under lockdown

The slow start to 2021 for new car sales continued in February, with consumer registrations down by 37% compared to last year.

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