Motor Industry News
Regional new car registration figures for January 2011
The table below shows the registration figures for England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales in detail.
Year To Date 2010
% Change +/-
* Note: Channel Islands and Isle of Man new car registrations not included.
Providing SMMT is acknowledged as the source of this information, these figures may be quoted.
Notes: The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) is one of the largest and most influential trade associations in the UK. It supports the interests of the UK automotive industry at home and abroad, promoting a united position to government, stakeholders and the media.
The automotive industry is a vital part of the UK economy with £40bn turnover and £8.5bn value added. With over 700,000 jobs dependent on the industry, it accounts for 9% of total UK exports and invests £1bn each year in R&D.
In the last ten years, huge strides have been made to reduce the environmental impact of its products throughout the life cycle. Improvements in production processes mean energy used to produce vehicles is down 28%, water use is down 34% and 73% less waste enters landfill sites.
Average new car tailpipe CO2 emissions have also been slashed and are down 17% compared to 2000 levels.
For more details, see SMMT's 11th Annual Sustainability Report or Motor Industry Facts on their website. mycarcheck.com, owners CDL VIS, are members of the SMMT.