It’ll come as no shock, the rear-end well and truly fell out of the car sales industry with new purchases down by nearly 90 per cent compared to May last year.
Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show a mere 20,247 vehicles were registered in May 2020 and that was mainly after ‘click and collect’ services were introduced during the middle of the month.
Crazy to think though, this time last year there were 163,477 more car registrations and
last month was the lowest in car sales since May 1952! That’s 68 years ago!
Now that car showrooms have reopened with new social distancing measures in place, there’s hope the market will pick back up again soon.
But for some motorists, it’ll mean keeping hold [...]
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