September Sales Fall

New car sales for September fell by 0.8pc over the same period for 2010. Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders show that there were 332476 new registrations last month. The SMMT has said the UK market is on track for sales of 1.92M for the year, down 5pc on 2010. Business and fleet sales have remained relatively strong as contract hire deals return to the market.

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