Poor weather fails to dampen enthusiasm of car buyers as new car registrations rise 9.6% year-on-year

Poor weather in August might have dampened high street clothes sales but it seems to have triggered a stampede into car showrooms with a near 10% increase in monthly vehicle sales.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said new car registrations rose by 9.6% year-on-year to 79,060 vehicles with the Ford Fiesta, Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf models leading the way.

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