New car sales rise for the 28th time
11:24 04 July 2014
The steady advance of new car sales shows no sign of slowing down.
There were 228,291 new registrations in June, a 6.2pc rise on the total for June 2013, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said.
Last month was the 28th consecutive month of growth and means that sales for the year so far have reached more than 1.28 million - a 10.6pc rise on the first six months of last year.