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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Post-Lockdown Demand: Bring Back Small Coupes!

What kind of cars do people want post-pandemic?

Post-pandemic, post-lockdown, used car sales and values are surging and car ownership increasing. What kind of cars do we want now? Smaller to beat congestion, cheaper as we’re all broke, and cars with style and character, because we’re not quite dead yet! Bring back small coupes – like we had in the 1980s. Bring back the Toyota MR2, maybe even the Sera, and the Fiat X1/9, oh and the Suzuki Cappucino, and the both the Honda CRX and Beat – what else? Tell me in the comments 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!