What is going on with the UK’s used car market?

Whilst most areas of the economy are suffering, the used car market is buoyant

The second quarter sales of used cars in the UK is down 48.9% – almost half compared to last year with only 1m cars sold – this is according to SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders). Having said that the overall decline for the year is 28.7% – that’s 2.9m sold compared to about 4m by this time last year.

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Kevin Haggarthy – Cars Post COVID-19

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Kevin Haggarthy is a pioneer of motoring journalism in the UK: the first black motoring journalist, a motor industry consultant, race and high performance driving instructor, serial classic-car owner and a presenter of the Pulling Power car show on TV in the early 2000s.

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Car sales in the UK plummet 97.3% in April

Coronavirus killed car sales, but could there be a bounce-back?

New car sales in the UK crashed a staggering 97.3 in the month of April as a result of the COVID-19 coronavirus lockdown. Only 4321 cars were sold, compared to 156,743 in April 2019. The only time fewer cars were sold in a single month was during World War II.

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Global Vehicle Sales Down 39% in March

UK car manufacturing falls by 37.6% and could cost £8.2bn

Can manufacturing in the UK fell by 37.6% in March according to figures  from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). A total of 78,767 vehicles left factories that mostly proceeded to shut down due to COVID-19 Coronavirus as lockdown was announced on March 23rd.

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Car Industry’s Fight for Survival in War against COVID-19

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Latest updated on how the car industry is faring during the shut-downs and lock downs brought on by COVID-19 Coronavirus and how it’s starting its fight back against the disease – plus how some have even tweaked their logos and a fantastic initiative from MG Motor UK.

Previous videos related to the impact of Coronavirus on the car industry below.

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Coronavirus Kills Cars! | Brown Car Guy 04032020

Is the COVID-19 Corona virus killing cars and the automotive industry?

Chinese F1 GP cancelled. Geneva Motor Show cancelled. Car sales down 80% in China. Car factories running short of parts. Jaguar Land Rover running out of parts. Car Production could slow. And my press trip for a European car launch just got cancelled!

The Big Jalebi Ep1: How to make millions in one year

Check out the first episode of The Big Jalebi Interviews – Intricate, Tasteful & Moreish. Conversation you won’t want to miss!

Jane Bayler having a background in business development, sales & marketing, is a property entrepreneur, and business relationship expert. She has successfully developed and maintained profitable business relationships across three sectors: media, education and property.

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Beautiful models are crucial to the success of humanity – no really!

Beautiful models are crucial to the success of humanity – no really!

Far be it for me to make fun of people’s teeth (the mean kids at school used to call me goofy, the nicer ones compared me to Freddie Mercury, or at least I thought they were being nice) but take a look at the picture above.

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