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New car registrations rose by 29.8% in January to 145,479 units, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

UK car registrations rose 57.6 per cent in November according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

New car sales in Britain rose 2.4 percent on the year in July, the first annual increase in 15 months, the Society of Motor Manufacturers has announced.

The SMMT said registrations from private buyers and purchases of small cars drove the year-on-year rise in July, taking total registrations to 157,149 units from 153,420.

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David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

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