Fleet new car registrations up 5.1% year-on-year

6th December 2016


Manufacturers registered 99,299 cars to fleets in November, a rise of 5.1% compared to the previous year, according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers.

It meant the fleet sector accounted for 53.9% of the market, as the share of cars bought by private buyers dropped 1.8 percentage points to 42.4%.

Business customers registered 6,735 cars to take 3.7% of the market.

Overall, 184,101 new cars were registered in the UK in November, with the market increasing by a steady 2.9%.

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