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Health check: What's the future of car sales?

Industry figures discuss what will change as our society becomes ever more digital

12 July 2021
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Volvo breaks sales record in first half of 2020

Continued popularity of SUVs helps Swedish firm eclipse its 2019 record as pandemic recovery continues

2 July 2021

Car industry bosses want dedicated recovery plan from government

SMMT calls for UK government strategy to to help firms recover from pandemic and become EV leaders

29 June 2021
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500,000 car sales are expected to be lost in China alone due to the ongoing semiconductor shortage
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Business briefing: China's car market is booming after rapid Covid recovery

Car sales are set for return to 2019 levels and Chinese brands are already eyeing expansion

14 June 2021
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Aston Martin boosted by strong DBX sales in first quarter of 2021

British firm's revenue exceeds expectations, with new SUV now accounting for more than half of all sales

6 May 2021
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New car registrations up as dealers prepare to open

Number of new cars registered in UK rose by 11.5% as dealerships prepared to welcome back customers

6 April 2021

Industry analysis: post-lockdown car sales boost looking unlikely

Dealerships expect only a mild sales lift once they open their doors fully on 12 April

5 April 2021
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Volkswagen Group bosses’ eyes are set firmly on the future
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Inside the industry: VW's robust health should inspire the car world

The firm cashed impressive profits given Covid-19 and is investing in all the right places

29 March 2021
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DS ‘stores’ perform better than ‘salons’ in multi-brand showrooms
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Analysis: DS reveals its plan for UK growth

Brand aims to attract new customers by giving them a luxury-product experience

29 March 2021
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One auctioneer said: “Toyota Priuses – we can’t give them away”

Analysis: Used hybrid values slashed as demand falls in pandemic

Private hire market crash and new emission rules contribute to drop of up to 10%

24 March 2021