New car registrations soar in May

Leon Poultney
 New car registrations soar in May
New car registrations soar in May

Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders this week revealed that new car registrations in the UK grew 11 per cent in May to 180,111 units.

The SMMT was quick to point out that demand for private registrations climbed 20.9 per cent, outperforming pre-recession volumes recorded in 2007.