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UK car production in August was 37.3 per cent higher than a year earlier, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said today.

New car registrations in the UK fell for the first time in a year in July.

New UK car sales rose 10.8 percent in June to 195,226 vehicles, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said today.

New car registrations rose 13.5 percent in May, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said on Friday.

New car sales in Britain jumped 26.4 per cent in February from a year earlier, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said today.

January car production figures show 101,190 cars were produced in the UK last month, up 64.8% on January last year.

New car sales rose an annual 38.9 percent in December, their sixth consecutive monthly rise.

British car production fell 6.7 percent on the year in October, the smallest monthly drop this year, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said today.

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