UK car sector rises to 66-month high fuelled by strong demand

DEMAND for new 63-plate registered vehicles has pushed up demand in the UK car sector by more than 12% - a 66-month high, latest figures show.

Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders show registrations in September were up 12.1% compare3d to the same month last year. In total, 403,136 vehicles were registered during the month, all bearing the 63-plate.

The performance means September was the single best performing month since March 2008 – pre-credit crunch.

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