Following five consecutive months of declining demand for new cars data reveal that demand for new cars increased during February, by 1.4 percent.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) announced that the registration of 81,969 new vehicles in February, compared to 80,805 that were registered in February.
The sales of diesel cars dropped by 14.3 percent, because of the increasing worry about the effects on emissions from diesel cars while petrol car sales increased by 8.3 percent year-on-year in the month of September.
Sales of Hybrids as well as pure electric vehicles grew by 34%..
“Car manufacturers have made massive commitments to launch an ever-growing variety of thrilling zero – and ultra-low emission cars and offer buyers more options.
The world’s best infrastructure and incentive package is required.
“The recent elimination of the plug-in vehicle grant for plug-in hybrids is an unwise move and sends the wrong message.
In an effort to reduce pollution in the air In an effort to reduce air pollution, the department for transportation has announced that it will ban the use of petrol and diesel vehicles and vans until 2040.