August is normally a quiet month for the car industry but consumers seem to have decided to buck the trend, as the latest figures show yet another month of continued growth. A total of 1,634,369 cars have found homes in the UK so far in 2015. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) August figures show that the end of the summer holidays marks the 42nd consecutive month of growth in the new car market.
August saw a 9.6% rise in new car registrations, taking the industry into a 42nd consecutive month of growth. New UK car registrations have now been growing for 42 consecutive months following an increase of 9.
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