UK new car sales fell slightly by 2.9% in October | Ford became the best-selling brand

According to foreign media reports, local time on November 5, the British Automobile Manufacturers and Traders Association said that the number of new car sales in the UK in October was still lower than the same period last year, but compared with the sharp decline in September, the decline has been put However, due to the uncertainty of the future of diesel vehicles, the new car market is still sluggish.

According to the Automobile Manufacturers and Traders Association, the number of new car registrations in the UK dropped slightly by 2.9% from the same period of the previous year to 153,599 units, a significant improvement and improvement from the 20.5% year-on-year decline in September. However, from January to October this year. The cumulative sales of British cars decreased by 7.2% year-on-year to 2.064 million units, only slightly improved in the previous September's 7.5% decline in car sales.

Mike Hawes, CEO of SMMT, said that 'automotive consumption tax reforms, regulatory changes and diesel vehicle uncertainties have all left a mark on this year's auto market.' SMMT also added that the model changes and the new emission test certification body vehicles The backlog has caused some brands to continue to suffer from supply shortages.

Sales of various brands

In October, Ford was the best-selling brand in the UK, although its sales fell 14% year-on-year to 16,820 units; followed by the Volkswagen brand, which sold 13,666 units, down 0.6% year-on-year; Mercedes ranked third Sales of Benz fell 3.4% to 11,716 units. BMW ranked fourth with a slight gap (11,315 units sold, down 2.3% year-on-year), Vauxhall was fifth, and registrations fell 3.1% year-on-year.

Other brands include Audi (down 53% YoY), Nissan (down 21% YoY), Hyundai (down 19% YoY) and Kia (down 8.5% YoY) both showed different degrees of decline; Jaguar (up 82% YoY) , MINI (up 63% year-on-year), Volvo (up 37% year-on-year), Land Rover (up 32% year-on-year), Renault (up 27% year-on-year) and Toyota (up 17% year-on-year) all achieved sales in October compared to the same period last year. A double-digit increase.