- April Car Registrations Up 2.0% y/y
LONDON (MNI) - UK new car registrations were again higher in April on year
ago numbers, data released Wednesday showed.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders data showed April sales rose
2.0% over those in March 2015. A total of 189,505 new cars were registered in
April, the highest April number since 2003.
However, the SMMT again warned that the political outlook could weigh going
forward, with the group already issuing its support for the UK remaining in the
Commenting on the data, SMMT Chief Executive Mike Hawes said "After such a
strong March, April's steadier performance was to be anticipated, and is in line
with our expectations for the year.