SMMT Report: new car market declines

UK new car registrations decline -20.6% to 124,394 units in second weakest May in three decades after locked-down 2020, as components shortages impact vehicle availability despite demand.
Battery electric vehicle uptake increases by 17.7%, representing 12.4% of the month’s registrations, as manufacturers prioritise their supply. Incentives and infrastructure key to consumer confidence in choosing electric for their new car. Read the full article here.